Olympic Basketball 2012: Countries in Danger Early in Tournament

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Olympic Basketball 2012: Countries in Danger Early in Tournament
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The men's Olympic basketball tournament has only had one day of games, but certain nations find themselves in danger. Team USA and Spain opened up strong with big victories against France and China respectively. 

Just one game into the tournament, the rest of group play is starting to take shape. Team USA will likely finish atop Group A with France and Argentina competing for second. Lithuania will most likely to finish fourth, with Tunisia and Nigeria being eliminated.

In Group B, Spain is the favorite to finish at the top. Group B has more competition throughout, as China, Brazil and Russia all looked strong in their opening games, but Australia and Great Britain are formidable opponents. 

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