Post-game: USA barely survives test from Brazil

That was a fun watch, though the scoring dried up completely on both sides in the 4th, Team USA managed to hang on for the 70-68 victory over Brazil. Especially crazy final possession, with Brazil down two, a very close and-1 rimming out, followed by a missed FT (I'm like Coach K, I don't know all their names) and then one of the few well-done intentionally missed FTs I've ever seen, but Brazil couldn't convert on the extra chance.

Derrick Rose had some great highlight finishes for himself, but never quite looked comfortable running the offense. And his defense today was pretty terrible. He was beat on the first two possessions and Brazil really was working him over on the pick/roll. Obviously it's a team scheme and not fair to Rose to be singled out, but it was a bad day on that end of the floor for him.

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