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FIBA World Cup Open Thread: USA vs. Finland

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The FIBA World Cup of Basketball kicks off today. Team USA may not have LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, or Blake Griffin, but they are a young and athletic team who ran through the competition in exhibition play, winning by an average of 33 points. USA's first official game will take place against Finland today at 12:30 pm Pacific Time. Finalnd's sole NBA player is Cleveland Cavalier Erik Murphy. The game will be on ESPN and you can discuss it right here. USA! USA! USA!

The probable starters for USA are;

C - Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans

PF - Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets

SF - James Harden, Houston Rockets

SG - Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

PG - Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers