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Team USA Dominates Nigeria Despite Sitting LeBron James, Kobe Bryant

Yesterday was an incredible display of dominance for Team USA men's basketball and even that dramatic of a saying is understating the game between the United States and Nigeria in group play in the 2012 London Olympics. The U.S. defeated the Nigerian national team 156-73 and after the game, head coach Mike Krzyzewski said he took offense to anyone who questioned whether the U.S. ran up the score.

"We didn't play LeBron [James] and Kobe [Bryant] in the second half, and with Carmelo shooting like that, we benched him," Krzyzewski said. "We didn't take any fast breaks in the fourth quarter, and we played all zone. You have to take a shot every 24 seconds, and the shots we took happened to be hit. I take offense to this question because there's no way in the world that our program in the United States sets out to humiliate anyone."

Anthony scored 34 points and 6 Americans were in double figures, along with another three with 9 points apiece.

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