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Bob Ryan

NBA provides lots to see, but not much of a game

By Bob Ryan
Globe Columnist / August 11, 2008

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BEIJING - This time, there was no Puerto Rico-style opening-night debacle. But then, this was more of a social and cultural event than it was a basketball game. The United States men's basketball team will play more challenging opponents, but it will not be playing in anything that resembles the memorable occasion that was the 101-70 triumph over China at ... (Full article: 979 words)

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