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View Poll Results: Who should play at the Olympics?

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  • B-Team: they made committment/proved capable

    8 10.26%
  • A-Team: America's best, B-Team was lucky to play

    50 64.10%
  • B-Team with some A-Team Bigs: option 1 w/ insurance

    20 25.64%
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  1. #1
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    Who should play at the Olympics?

    With the USA "B-Team" one game away from winning the worlds, my question is should they have first right of refusal for the Olympics or should the "superstars" be able to jump back on board in 2012?

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    well, since Dirk, Pau, Manu, and many other great players missed the worlds, and will be back for the Olympics, we will also need to upgrade our team. I think LeBron and Wade should go back, as well as Dwight or Bosh.

    If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love.

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    The best players available should play.

    It's the most prestigious international tournament, so everyone will want to play. You don't give the team that won The World's first refusal, just because they knocked off some pretty inferior teams.

    If you want the best chance of winning you play your best team. Simple.

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    The states definitely need some help down low. Whether that be bringing back Dwight, Bosh and Boozer or going fresh. I still think they need to tweak the roster.

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    As a team, Team B > Team A. So i voted for Team B.

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    IN teh olympics france will have ALL their players, so will Argentina, Lithuaia, Spain and Brazil.

    Please feel free to sedn team B so it gets SMACKED:
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    1. CP3/Deron/ Curry
    2. Wade/Roy/Tyreke
    3, Durant/Melo/Iggy
    4. LeBron/Bosh/Love
    5. Dwight/??/??
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    I voted for B team because I dont want our superstars to get injured. Maybe Coach K can add some bigs that aren't from the A-team per se, like Brook Lopez or Perkins for defensive matchups.

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    I feel the same way as Caps that the "B-Squad" is a better "team," but we seriously need some size. Get a couple of legit centers out there and we have a gold - even against the Manus, Dirks and Parkers of the world.

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    Well since, Dirk, Pau, and many of the other international stars didn't play this summer, but will be back for 2012, then we need to send out our talent as well. The young guys got their taste of international play and now will be ready, if needed.

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    EDIT: To the guy that suggested Perkins, he plays for New Zealand

    Can you imagine a rotation like this;

    CP3, DWill, Rose
    Wade, Evans
    Durant, Anthony, Gay or Iguodala
    James, Bosh, Boozer
    Howard, Lopez

    Would be so dominating in all aspects of the game if they could get the rotation right.
    Last edited by gilly; 09-11-2010 at 03:36 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by topdog View Post
    I feel the same way as Caps that the "B-Squad" is a better "team," but we seriously need some size. Get a couple of legit centers out there and we have a gold - even against the Manus, Dirks and Parkers of the world.
    Team B is a better TEAM , thats for sure.

    BUt they have been able to use their SUPERSTAR , Durant against teams that where Laciking THIRS:

    I guarantee you that with PAU in you dont win that game by One.

    Franche was lacking their WHOLE strtig unit.
    Brazil was missing some too.


    So was lithuania.( wich woudlnt have made it to semis if Manu was there f argentina too=)
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    This is a no brainer. Team A won the gold medal in the Olympics and deserve to be there.
    Team B did well but other teams didn't have their best players like Ginobli, Dirk, Gasol. The best players should play in the Olympics.

    We shouldn't risk putting Team B there. Like my teacher once said to me, A is better than a B .... she also said A is better than D but ... lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by gilly View Post
    EDIT: To the guy that suggested Perkins, he plays for New Zealand
    lol. I just looked that it up and its kinda true. The New Zealand teams wants Perk to play for them but he has no interest in joining their team.

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    I would go:

    PG: CP3/Rose/Westbrook
    SG: Kobe/Wade/Gordon
    SF: Durant/Melo
    PF: Lebron/Bosh
    C: Howard/Amare

    Next 5: Roy/Blake Griffin/Love/Curry/Brook Lopez
    Last edited by DreamShaker; 09-11-2010 at 03:57 PM.

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