BEIJING (AP) - The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team has
clinched first place in its group and remained unbeaten in the
Beijing Games with a 119-82 victory against Spain.
LeBron James scored 18 points Saturday for the United States
(4-0), which will be the No. 1 seed from Group B in the medal round
and face the fourth-place team from Group A in Wednesday's
quarterfinals. Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony each scored 16
The Americans made 48 percent of their 3-pointers (12-of-25)
after hitting only 29 percent in their first three games, turning
the game against the reigning world champions into a rout.
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