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Bronze medal was a moral victory for a team not expected to do much after loss of Hamm brothers.
The most popular American basketball player in China is off to a horrid start, shooting 37 percent.
He was acquired from the Reds to give the Diamondbacks the power they have missed for the last two seasons.
His win at Watkins Glen ended a mini “slump” for the points leader, who clinched the top spot entering the Chase.
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