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USA the Favorite, but Nachbar-Led Slovenia Could Be Worlds' Cinderella

Sports Illustrated handicaps this month's World Championship in Japan and says the star-studded Team USA must be considered the favorite in the 24-team field, but don't rule out seven other teams. Among them, says SI's Ian Thomsen is tiny Slovenia. Led by Net forward Bostjan Nachbar, the country of 2 million "could be the tournament's Cinderella". Slovenia faces Team USA next Tuesday in Sapporo, Japan.