Russia Olympic Men's Basketball Team 2012: Updated News, Roster & Analysis

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Russia Olympic Men's Basketball Team 2012: Updated News, Roster & Analysis
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Andrei Kirilenko

The Russians are coming. The Russians are coming.

They are not, however, the powerhouse they used to be. In sports terminology that's called "rebuilding."

The Russians, who finished ninth at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, have four players with NBA experience, another on the way to the NBA and four who played in China four years ago.

Andrei Kirilenko is the lone player in his 30s, and he's exactly 30 with two Olympics to his credit.

The Russians qualified for the 2012 London Olympic Games in the final qualifying tournament.

What's in store for the Russians in London?

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