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Teamwork the guiding principle for U.S squad

Less than a month before the World Championships tip off in Japan, Team USA's chemistry is in perfect harmony -- thanks to Mike Krzyzewski's emphasis on teamwork and unselfishness, writes Andy Katz.

Updated: July 26, 2006, 11:21 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- No one on the U.S. National team wants to play 40 minutes.

Good. National team coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke said no one will at the FIBA World Championships in Japan next month.

But ultimately, once the roster is finalized from 15 to 12 before the team's first game on Aug. 19, everyone may have a legitimate shot to get significant minutes.

Krzyzewski said there won't be set starters. There won't be a traditional bench.

And, get ...

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