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Team USA seeking better bench play

Updated: August 31, 2010, 6:07 PM ET
Associated Press

ISTANBUL -- The last U.S. basketball team was so stacked that Dwyane Wade was the sixth man. Chris Paul and Chris Bosh were also part of that second unit, one good enough to beat any starting five in the world.

When Mike Krzyzewski looked down at the bench he has now Monday, it sure didn't seem he liked what he saw.

After the reserves faltered, the U.S. coach stuck with the starters for nearly the entire second half to pull out a 70-68 victory over Brazil that kept the Americans unbeaten ...

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