Hawks fans needn't wait until October to see Al Horford in action. Horford will represent the Dominican Republic in the FIBA Americas tournament. The tournament runs through the sixth of September and every game will be available on ESPN360*.
The opening day quadruple-header tips off tomorrow at 1:30pm EDT when the Virgin Islands play Uruguay. The Dominican Republic/Brazil game follows at 4. Venezuela and Argentina square off at 6:30 before Mexico and Puerto Rico provide the end of the beginning at 9.
Panama and Canada debut on the 27th.
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EDIT (2:15pm): A thorough preview from Jay Aych at The Painted Area. Mundo Albiceleste offers a quality Argentinian-centric preview.