The United States Team USA basketball team defeated Angola 97-76 in the final score.  The next game up for the United States basketball team is against Greece.  This may prove to be their most difficult game yet as Greece has upset them before.  This will provide the Americans an opportunity to redeem themselves for that loss.  With two wins under their belt, they are well prepared and poised to win in overwhelming fashion against the Greek team.  We expect nothing less than a resounding victory for the U.S. squad.

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The U.S. Team is going to have to prepare heavily for each game and put its best effort into each game.  Complacency could lead to an upset by any team.  Team USA will have to show that 2008 is the year to reclaim America's glory in the Olympics for basketball and will have to put forth an equivalent effort.  The Summer Olympics in Beijing are a great place to showcase the talent pool of basketball players from around the world.  The Chinese will have Yao Ming representing them, and will provide a formidable opponent for all of their challengers.  Argentina is coming in as defending Gold Medalists.  Germany has Dirk Nowtizki leading the way.  The style of play in the Olympics is different than the style of play in the NBA, generally.  Greece provides the next challenge.  It appears that Team USA will attempt to dictate the pace of the games and force an uptempo game.  This is in their favor, in my opinion, as their atheletic ability and skill level is well suited to run and gun against all comers.

It is going to be fun to watch. Go U.S.A!  This article was written by the site owner and administrator of  My Baseball Card Space

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