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Some questions answered, but many remain

Originally Published: July 29, 2004
By Peter May | Special to ESPN.com

The Yanks are ready, so they say. They were sufficiently humbled by Italy to the point where they expect anything and everything in Athens.

They pretty much have a pass to the medal round, unless Tim Duncan defects or breaks a leg. After that, it's anyone's guess. The Olympians didn't exactly dazzle or dominate in their exhibition tour through Europe, but they found ways to win after getting smoked by the Italians.

And three of their wins in Europe were against countries that won't ...

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