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U.S. Falters at World Basketball Championships

The U.S. national basketball team, led by coach Mike Krzyzewski and NBA stars such as Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James, loses to Greece in the semifinals of the world basketball championships. The team was unbeaten in its first seven games before falling to a veteran Greek team.

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