Upon Further Review, the US Men’s Basketball Loss to France “Could Be Good News”!

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A quick plug for our colleague Tim Murphy’s sharply spun take on the US men’s basketball defeat at the hands of France. Give it a read. The stunner “could be good news,” he writes. Murphy cuts, connects, and delivers—everything the US team didn’t. Rest assured, Vince Carter’s immortal dunk over 7-foot-2 French center Frédéric Weis, a mere two decades ago, still reigns. Carter here, Murphy here.

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