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Is Team USA Unbeatable In 2012 Olympic Basketball?

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While Kobe Bryant insists his 2012 squad would beat the original Dream Team from 1992, Team USA readies for the London Olympics with every expectation of repeating as gold medalists. Every sportsbook known to mankind has the Americans listed as heavy favorites and while an upset would be shocking, it’s not entirely impossible, either. Let us not forget that just eight years ago in Athens, Team USA -- a team which featured both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony -- lost not once, but twice before capturing a disappointing bronze medal.

Here are the four teams with the best shot to pull off such a feat in London.

2012 Olympic Basketball: Who Can Beat Team USA?
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