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Flying In France

Updated: July 16, 2010, 8:40 PM ET
By Chris Hansen | HoopGurlz

RODEZ, France -- They play all four quarters in basketball for a reason. During the first half the French team, ranked No. 3 in the FIBA world rankings, looked poised to take the top-ranked Americans to the wire, trailing by just three points at the half. But Team USA came out with intensity and a physicality that wore down the French team, leading to a 25-8 third quarter and ultimately a 70-45 victory.

Friday's win was the first of five pool-play games for the USA Basketball ...

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