Olympic Basketball 2012: Team USA blows out Tunisia 110-63, improves to 2-0

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The United States improved to 2-0 in Olympic play Tuesday night beating Tunisia 110-63 in pool play.

Kevin Durant scored 13 points to go with 10 rebounds and five assists as the U.S. had no trouble taking down Tunisia.

Team USA shot 61.4 percent from the field compared to 35.4 percent for Tunisia. The U.S. had 27 assists on the night while Tunisia struggled a lot from the free throw line going just 8-for-21.

LeBron James scored only five points and had four assists in the game. Kevin Love and Carmelo Anthony each scored 16 points to lead the U.S.

Tunisia was not a team that was going to challenge the United States in any way. But Tunisia did come out strong and led in the game after a few minutes of action.

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski subbed in an entire new five midway through the first quarter prompting the U.S. to get their act together. The United States would go on to outscore Tunisia 64-30 in the second half alone.

Russell Westbrook scored 11 points to go with two assists, three rebounds and two steals in the game. James Harden had 10 points and made a couple of treys for the U.S.

Team USA will play Nigeria Thursday at 5:15 p.m. EST. Nigeria beat Tunisia in their Olympic opener then lost to Lithuania today.

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