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Foreign flavor

A NBA record 17 international players are on the rosters for Wednesday's game between the Wolves and Spurs in Mexico City:

• Timberwolves (7): Jose Juan Barea (Puerto Rico); Gorgui Dieng (Senegal); Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (Cameroon); Nikola Pekovic (Montenegro); Ricky Rubio (Spain); Alexey Shved (Russia); Ronny Turiaf (France).

• Spurs (10): Emanuel Ginobili (Argentina), Aron Baynes (Australia), Patrick Mills (Australia), Tiago Splitter (Brazil), Cory Joseph (Canada), Nando De Colo (France), Boris Diaw (France), Tony Parker (France), Marco Belinelli (Italy), Tim Duncan (U.S. Virgin Islands).