Russell Westbrook of the U.S. goes in for a lay-up as the whole team from Nigeria looks on during their men's preliminary round Group A basketball match at the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 2, 2012. (Photo : REUTERS/Mike Segar)
USA continues to live up to its reputation as it crushes Nigeria 100-52 with less than 5 minutes into the 3rd quarter.
Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and Carmelo Anthony are simply too much for the African team that struggled since the beginning of the game.
An easy game for the U.S., LeBron and Kobe were seen chuckling in the bench while their teammates comfortably lead on the floor.
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By the end of the third quarter, Carmelo Anthony had scored 37 points, Kobe Bryant 16 and Kevin Durant 14 for USA while Diogu from Nigeria scored 21 points, Obasohan 8 and Orucher 7.
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Location: Olympic Park Basketball Arena, London, England
Television Coverage: NBC Sports Network - August 2, 5:15 p.m. EST
USA's next game takes place on Saturday against Lithuania. Lithuania should be a greater rival than Nigeria as Lithuania also beat Nigeria 72-53 during the first round of games.
Saturday, August 4, 9:30 a.m. EDT: Men's Group A: Lithuania vs. United States