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Updated: August 15, 2003, 1:11 PM ET

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Olympic qualifying basketball team's exhibition game against Puerto Rico scheduled for Friday night was postponed until Sunday because of lingering blackout conditions at Madison Square Garden.

The game will be played at 1 p.m. EDT, USA Basketball spokeswoman Caroline Williams said.

The Garden was still without electricity around noon Friday, and the subways in New York City were not running yet.

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