Le Basket Struggles To Score

It's an uphill battle for lesser teams, but hoops are gaining momentum in Europe

It's a Saturday night at the Pierre de Coubertin arena in Paris, and home team Paris Basket Racing is struggling to score. ``Execute, execute!'' coach Gordy Herbert pleads in English from the sidelines as the clock ticks down. Finally, Norman Richardson, a U.S.-born forward, gets off a shot, helping Paris' pro basketball team grind out a 66-61 win.

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