2012 London Olympics Basketball: Andrei Kirilenko-Led Russia Dominates China

As the roster of Team USA looks to sweep through Group A at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Group B is also fighting it out with various teams hoping to establish similar dominance today. The Russian national team started out action today in London on Day 4 with a dominating 73-54 performance over China in the first contest on a long schedule that will end with Team USA against Tunisia.

Andrei Kirilenko anchored the Russians against the overmatched Chinese national team with 16 points on 7 of 12 shooting. Yi Jianlian came on strong for China with 16 points as well.

Here's the current Group B standings:

P W L F A Pts

1. Russia 2 2 0 168 129 4

2. Spain 1 1 0 97 81 2

3. Brazil 1 1 0 75 71 2

4. China 2 0 2 135 170 2

5. Australia 1 0 1 71 75 1

6. Britain 1 0 1 75 95 1

Read more of our Team USA coverage at this StoryStream. Be sure to check out SB Nation Kansas City as well. Also visit SB Nation's Olympic hub for even more coverage.

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