Doesn't matter who starts for USA

Gold-medal favorites have practice Saturday before facing Argentina on Sunday

Originally Published: July 20, 2012
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

BARCELONA, Spain -- Day 1 in Catalunya was a light one for Team USA. Apart from a team photo and an open invite to everyone on the roster for a voluntary shooting session, nothing was required of the players Friday after the flight in from England.

That changes Saturday with a practice at the famed Palau Sant Jordi, followed by Sunday's exhibition (3:30 p.m. on ESPN2) against Argentina, with Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola & Co. coming off a 20-point loss to Spain here Friday night.

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