US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — This was the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team that everyone expected to see at the Rio Games, now right where it was expected to be — in the semifinals.And a familiar foe will be waiting.Emphatically ending a stretch of three straight close games, the Americans advanced by sprinting past Argentina 105-78 on Wednesday night.Turning a slow start into an early ending with a 27-2 run in the first half, the Americans put aw
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Kobe Bryant #10 of United States shoots the ball over Luis Scola #4 of Argentina in the first half during the Men's Basketball semifinal match on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on August 10, 2012 in London, England.