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Can Coach K manage this version of Team USA?

Originally Published: August 22, 2007
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Team USA was trailing by three points late in overtime and had the ball for a game-tying shot.

First, Kobe Bryant caught a pass on the perimeter and hoisted up a jumper, failing to square his body to the basket before rising and releasing. No good.

After an offensive rebound, the ball was flipped out to Carmelo Anthony for another rushed J. Again, no good.

The senior U.S. team's opponent, a squad comprised of younger American NBA players, was poised for an upset ...

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