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Team USA: Athleticism vs. skill

Updated: August 2, 2006, 4:35 PM ET
I like the reports I read about Team USA playing full-court, pressure defense, using its athleticism and depth to create havoc for Puerto Rico in its first scrimmage on Tuesday.

Anyone who's played basketball in competitive situations knows how incredible athleticism and good skill can often trump so-so athleticism and great skill.

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