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James Revives Dream Team

James Leads US to Victory at FIBA; Raises Hopes for Beijing

(Newser) - Basketball phenom LeBron James made a team-record 31 points during the 118-81 victory against Argentina in the FIBA Americas championship last night. Argentina, the defending Olympic champion, was missing key players including Manu Ginobili, but still secured a place in Beijing. The American team won 10 games in 12 days,... More »

Carmelo Leads US to Another FIBA Win

Mexico puts up best fight so far, but US prevails, 127-100

(Newser) - The US continued its domination of the FIBA Americas Tournament last night, beating Mexico, 127-100, despite holding only a 15-point lead—its smallest so far—at halftime. The Mexican team, led by former Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson, outscored the US in the second quarter. "They just played every second... More »

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