Team USA Basketball

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  1. Alpha-Centuri

    Alpha-Centuri Where art thou, VY?

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    I updated the OP.

    That was an impressive win for Team USA. China came out firing on all cylinders, as expected, but its impossible to continue with the way they play. They need to hit their open threes though. Wade was 7-7 for 19 points, and Lebron James played lights out. We were alot smaller, but our intensity on both defense and offense wore them down and we ran them to death.

    We play Angola, winner of the Fiba Africa region
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  2. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

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    USA is looking good.
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  3. munie

    munie Starter

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    I look forward to the game on Tuesday. Glad to see the US win by 30.
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  4. PhiSlammaJamma

    PhiSlammaJamma Yao

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    Anyone remember the 46-1 Run on Angola in 1992. That was sick. You can you tube the dream team and get some good stuff.
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  5. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

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    Wade has been very impressive.
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  6. PhiSlammaJamma

    PhiSlammaJamma Yao

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    Wade looks to be back to normal. Miami is going to be real good. Real good. I think they are instant contenders myself. The East is tightening up. They will be in my opinion in the top 3 teams. You got Wade, Marion, Beasley, and Chalmers. It should be Boston, Cleveland, Miami, and then Detroit falling back a little. Miami should contend in my opinion. It would be nice to have a Center, and bench banks, but it won't matter if Beasley is even remotely good.
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  7. TitanTom0987

    TitanTom0987 This Post Is Rated RKO

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    Someone tell me why Carmelo Anthony is on this team? I've been wholly disappointed with him since our exhibitions (although he did look kinda good vs. Angola)I think he still thinks it's the NBA Playoffs so he decided to disappear again.
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  8. Eddyc85

    Eddyc85 Go Bucks!

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    He's a big star.

    I'd leave Carmello, Kidd, and Boozer off the team. I think I'd swap them with Caron Butler, Tyson Chandler, and maybe McGrady or Stoudemire.
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  9. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    I'm glad Wade is back, but he can't do much with that team. I doubt Beasely ever does much but average 12-12-2 for his career.
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  10. TitanTom0987

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    I'm still not totally sure Wade can stay healthy. It always seems like he has some problem, even going back to that first Eastern Conference Finals against Detroit when he got hurt, missed Game 6 and the ensuing blowout and had a gutsy performance in Game 7.
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