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Milton-Jones not done with Team USA

Two-time Olympic gold medalist hopes to continue to suit up for red, white and blue

Originally Published: August 19, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

On Monday, USA Basketball named eight players as part of a so-called "core" group looking ahead to the 2010 World Championship and 2012 Olympics. All of them were part of the gold-winning U.S. team in Beijing last year.

But what of the other four who were in China? Los Angeles' Lisa Leslie, 37, is retiring at the end of the WNBA season. Detroit's Katie Smith, 35, decided to take herself out of the national-team mix, as she thinks it's time for her to step aside. L.A.'s Tina Thompson, ...

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