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Chasing Perfection: Yes, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi still deserve to be on the US Olympic Team

Even though the two players are heading to their fifth Olympic Games, they’re still two of the best guards in the national team pool.

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The USA Olympic roster is out for women’s basketball and as expected, there are plenty of former UConn stars on the team.

On this episode, we discuss whether or not we were surprised by Napheesa Collier’s inclusion, explain why Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi still deserve to be on the team (and why any arguments against their selection are ridiculous) and also talk about USA Basketball being accused of having a pro-UConn bias.

After that, we look at Aaliyah Edwards’ eye-opening performance in the AmeriCup with Team Canada this past week and try to figure out how that could translate to her sophomore season at UConn.

Finally, we wrap up with some predictions about which Huskies will be Team USA during the 2024 Olympics.

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