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Developing chemistry, risking injury

Team USA showed its cohesion in rout of Dominican Republic, but at what price?

Updated: July 13, 2012, 9:38 AM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- The show goes on, even without Blake Griffin, just as it went on without the other five All-Stars who have been subtracted from the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team because of injuries. The USA-NBA alliance show should go on, even if more players get hurt, even if it won't always be in easy in London as it was here against the Dominican Republic Thursday night. If you want great teams, they need the chance to develop into exactly that: a team. That means they'll have to take chances ...

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