Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 8/7/12
Team U.S.A. is pretty much the consensus pick to capture gold at the 2012 London Games, but they still look vulnerable at times during this tournament. They escaped with a narrow win over Lithuania and looked out of sorts in the first half during the game versus Argentina. However, they are still undefeated in the tournament and will next face San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills and Team Australia. The Australian squad, however, is one scrappy team led by Mills. Australia upset Russia thanks in part to Mills' heroics, and will be looking to pull off another upset win over the Americans in game one of their quarterfinals matchup. And Mills and his teammates are oozing with confidence heading into their game versus the U.S. “We have no choice. We have to believe that we can win,” Mills said. “We’re going into the next game with all we’ve got. Going into the quarter-finals and going against the United States, it’s amazing to me. “There’s a different feel, a different vibe, a different belief
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