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A Brazilian Surprise

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22/08/1987

Brazil national basketball team does the unbelievable and beats the U.S team, in the 1987 Pan American Games basketball final 120-115. Let me repeat that for you'll - in BASKETBALL!!!. An ugly stain in David Robinson's and Danny Manning's career.

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The main man for Brazil in the game was Oscar Schmidt, who, being the amazing (and selfish) basketball scorer that he was, scored 46 pts (7-15 for 3 points). Marcel Souza also contributed to the effort, scoring 31 pts.

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