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China an early opponent for U.S.

Updated: April 30, 2012, 6:13 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The U.S. women's Olympic basketball team will begin its quest for a fifth straight gold medal at the 2012 London Games against China, Angola and three other teams from the qualifying tournament.

Former Brazil players Hortencia and Paula, silver medalists at the Atlanta Games in 1996, participated in the women's draw, held Monday in Rio.

The American women's team was announced earlier this month at the NCAA Division I Final Four in Denver. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings ...

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