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Kobe Bryant and LeBron James use public transit at the Olympics

By Sarah Laskow

The members of the American men’s Olympic basketball team are on their way to a gold medal. They also ride public transit:

The New Yorker notes:

These guys are well-travelled superstars. They’re rich as bejesus. They can get around however they want. But on Monday night, after a victory over Argentina, Chris Paul’s Twitter feed featured a shot of a bunch of very tall men in their post-game sweats, waiting on the platform to catch the high-speed Javelin train from Olympic Park into town. “#fasterwaybacktothehotel,” Paul wrote.

Seriously, if Kobe Bryant and LeBron James can use public transportation, so can everybody else.

Sarah Laskow is a reporter based in New York City who covers environment, energy, and sustainability issues, among other things. Follow her on Twitter.

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