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Missouri guard gets second chance

Updated: August 3, 2003, 5:09 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Rickey Paulding blew his first chance, then made sure his second won the game.

After missing a dunk with 51 seconds remaining, Paulding spun through traffic on another possession and made a 14-foot jumper as the United States men's basketball team rallied to beat Argentina 80-79 Saturday night to open pool play.

The Missouri guard hadn't even scored until hitting a short jumper with 4:09 left. On the Americans' next trip down on offense, he pulled ...

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