Team USA Basketball: Keys to Beating Argentina

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Team USA Basketball: Keys to Beating Argentina
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When Team USA and Argentina met in their exhibition game on July 22, things did not go as planned for the Americans. 

Even though they ended up winning the game, it was much closer than Team USA would have liked, as the final score showed a six-point victory. 

After completely owning the first quarter 31-16, the Americans let Argentina back into the game with a 24-16 second quarter. 

They were later outscored again in the fourth quarter of the game, something that doesn’t happen to Team USA very often. 

Even though they lost, Argentina gained the necessary confidence to perhaps beat the Americans in the the Olympics

Here are the five keys to Team USA defeating Argentina once again.

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