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Ukrainian ex-NBA star Slava Medvedenko tells CBS News why he sold his championship rings and picked up a gun

Kyiv- Slava Medvedenko is a former basketball star who helped ship two NBA championships throughout his time with the Los Angeles Lakers. However when Russia invaded his house nation, like so many different Ukrainians, he picked up a gun. Having witnessed firsthand the influence of the Russian struggle on Ukrainian youth, Medvedenko offered his valuable championship rings and… Read More »