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Last Updated: Thursday April 03 2008 11:19 GMT

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, centre, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers forward James Jones

Even though America sends a team of superstars to the Olympics, often called the Dream Team, they are not guaranteed to win.

There are loads of non-US players in the NBA now, and they could upset the American favourites, who won gold at Sydney in 2000.