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The United States of America and France open up the Preliminary round of their 2012 Olympic journey as they face each other on Sunday July 29 at 8:30 AM CST in London. The U.S. roster is made up completely of all NBA players, while the French have six NBA players as well on their squad.
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker and the French will do what they can to contain LeBron James and the Americans, but it will be a difficult task for the French nonetheless. Among other Spurs notables on the French squad are Boris Diaw and rookie-to-be Nando De Colo, though they’ll both have some tough matchups against the Americans.
France: Tony Parker
USA: Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Russell Westbrook
Advantage: United States
France: Nando De Colo, Fabien Causeur, Yannick Bokolo
USA: Kobe Bryant, James Harden
Advantage: United States
France: Nicolas Batu
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