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Team USA vs. Turkey Open Thread

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The biggest upset of the day would happen if Turkey could somehow defeat Team USA in a rematch of the 2010 FIBA World Championships. The problem is that this isn't the same Turkey squad that advanced that far. After struggling in warm-up games, Turkey needed a fourth-quarter rally to top a New Zealand team that doesn't have Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams. Top stars Hedo Turkoglu, Ersan Ilyasova and Enes Kanter all stayed home, leaving New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik and longtime European star Emir Preldzic all by themselves. Meanwhile, Team USA was in full flight in a dominating 114-55 win over Finland that somehow was even more lopsided than the final score.