Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 7/27/12
The Argentinians have a tough task ahead of them if they want to get on to the medal podium in this year’s Olympics. They’re in Group A with the United States, which means winning the group is going to be a monumental task. However, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili makes it seem like that’s not their top priority. Ginobili says he’d like for Argentina to get second or third in the group, which is definitely a possibility. To do that, they’d have to get off to a very good start in their first two games against Lithuania and France. Ginobili has the highest respect for those two teams and knows that his guys will have to stay focused if they want to start off with two wins. "Lithuania has a good mix of experience and youth, talented guys,” said Ginobili (translated so the English is a little rough). “Historically very good technically, good fundamentals, all throw, pass, know the game. And France is younger and has a totally destabilizing player like Tony Parker, you can make a mess and break
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