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With older players aboard, no captain for Team USA

Originally Published: August 29, 2007
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- When it came time for the captains to meet with the referees prior to Tuesday night's U.S.-Puerto Rico game, Jason Kidd handled the chore.

Not because he's the captain, mind you, but because somebody had to do it. The previous night, it was Chauncey Billups, and there's no telling for sure who might do it Wednesday night against Uruguay.

In a departure from past practice, the two men running Team USA have opted not to name anyone the captain this summer -- a decision ...

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