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The concept of "reserves" is kind of an inaccurate one when it comes to Team USA men's basketball -- any team in which Carmelo Anthony can't crack the starting lineup is kind of unusual -- but someone's got to sit on the bench when the whistle blows. Team USA had its game against Tunisia so well in hand that Coach K opened the second half with his second string, and it gave a pretty darn good accounting of itself. Do we really even need the Kobe Bryants and LeBron Jameses of the world in order to win gold?


Autograph fail?

In a move reminiscent of what happened with the original Dream Team back in 1992, a Tunisian player asked Kobe Bryant for his autograph after the game.

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Do you have a problem with Mohamed Hadidane of Tunisia asking Kobe Bryant for an autograph after their 110-63 loss to Team USA?

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Duelling Dream Teams?

Team USA men's basketball isn't the only dominant American force at these Olympics -- U.S. women's soccer has been cruising to victory after victory as well.

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Which team has been more dominant thus far?

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