USA Basketball begins its quest for another gold medal on Sunday, when they take on France in their preliminary game at the Olympic Park. Their star-studded squad comprises the world’s best players including Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. The team won Gold in Beijing in 2008 and expect to reign again in London. But will their confidence actually be the undoing of a team comprising of excellence and egos? Here’s David Eades.
ASTON 1: CARMELO ANTHONY – Team USA Basketball at 51″
ASTON 2: FAB FLOURNOY – Newcastle Eagles Player/Coach at 1’10”
Reporter: David Eades
Shoot/edit: James Harrod
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