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U.S. Men Confident Heading to Olympic Hoop Quarters

The next opponent is Australia on Wednesday in the quarterfinals

By BRIAN MAHONEY
|  Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012  |  Updated 2:39 PM EDT
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Krzyzewski insists it won't be easy, and the Americans had rough spots defensively during their last two games. But they showed in both they are capable of winning anyway because their offense is so potent.

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Mike Krzyzewski is tired of questions about the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team.

He says the Americans have "done a really good job" while going 5-0 in pool play and doesn't understand why people are surprised when they are forced to play tough games, because he expects them all to be difficult.

The next opponent is Australia on Wednesday in the quarterfinals, the U.S. needing three more victories for the gold medal that's expected.

Krzyzewski insists it won't be easy, and the Americans had rough spots defensively during their last two games. But they showed in both they are capable of winning anyway because their offense is so potent.

Kobe Bryant says the Americans can pull away at any moment, so he is "not concerned right now."

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