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U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil

U.S. men's basketball team struggles against Brazil

— There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash talkers Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley, not to mention Kobe Bryant. What happened Monday night at Verizon Center is bound to keep those aging Hall of Famers busy yapping about how much better they were than the young guys. What was supposed to be a rousing sendoff for the U.S. team playing its last game on American soil before continuing its pre-Olympic tour later this week in England, turned into an embarrassing first...