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    USA clobbers Tunisia; France defeats Argentina

    Aug 1, 2012
    Russell Westbrook scores 11 points including this uncontested basket. london2012.com 

    KEVIN LOVE scored 17 points and Carmelo Anthony added 16 as Team USA clobbered Tunisia 110-63 for their second win in as many matches in Group A in Olympic basketball.

    Kevin Durant came up with 13 points and five assists for the Americans on Tuesday at the Olympic Park Basketball Arena (Wednesday in Manila).

    Makram Ben Romdhane led Tunisia with 22 points and Mohamed Hadidane had 11.

    France bounced back from its opening-game loss to the US with a 71-64 win over Argentina.

    Tony Parker scored 17 points and Nicolas Batum had 14 for France, while Argentina was led by Manu Ginobili’s 26 points and Luis Scola’s 16.

    Lithuania scored a 72-53 victory over Nigeria in the other Group A game.

    In Group B Spain downed Australia 82-70, with Pau Gasol delivering 20 points, Rudy Fernandez adding 17 and Marc Gasol 12.

    Joe Ingles and Brad Newley had 12 apiece for the Aussies.

    Brazil beat the hosts Great Britain 67-62 in the other Group B match.

     

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