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Swoopes, Leslie lead way for Team USA (again)

Updated: May 26, 2006, 11:09 AM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

Sheryl Swoopes shared an amusing memory from her national team experience back in 1995-96. That was when USA Basketball, stung by bronze medals in women's hoops at the 1992 Olympics and 1994 World Championships, put together a traveling team that toured for several months before taking the gold in the 1996 Atlanta Games.

It was, perhaps, the best and most far-reaching decision in the history of American women's basketball. Not just because of the success of the U.S. team that has resulted, ...

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