Injuries leave USA short of a player in the Olympics 2012

Injuries leave USA short of a player in the Olympics 2012

  • Posted: Jul 28, 2012
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The USA may have been tipped as the favourites for gold in the men’s Basketball, but injuries have given opposing teams hopes of an upset ahead of the start of the competition

The USA team arrive in London as the defending champions and with a 54-1 win-loss record that dates back to 2006.

The squad, led by global superstars Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, features five players who won gold in Beijing, and five others who won the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

However, there are plenty of big names missing too, with Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard and Blake Griffin among those forced to sit this summer’s campaign out. read more

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