Durant and Team USA beat Nigeria, 156-73
Aug. 2, 2012
LONDON -- Former University of Texas standout Kevin Durant recorded 14 points to help Team USA to a 156-73 victory against Nigeria during Preliminary Round Group A action at the 2012 Olympics on Thursday night. Durant converted 5-of-9 field goals, including 4-of-7 from three-point range, while adding six assists without a turnover and one steal in 17 minutes. Team USA improved to 3-0 in pool play action.
The Americans return to the court against Lithuania at 8:30 a.m. Central on Saturday, Aug. 4. Team USA concludes preliminary round play against Argentina at 4:15 p.m. Central on Monday, Aug. 6.
The top four teams from each Olympic preliminary round group will advance to the Aug. 8 quarterfinals, with the winners playing in the semifinals on Aug. 10 and the medal games on Aug. 12.
2012 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Result
2012 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Upcoming Schedule
Preliminary Round Pool A Schedule (all games played at Olympic Park, Basketball Arena)
Monday, Aug. 6
Medal Round Schedule (all games played at North Greenwich Arena)
Friday, Aug. 10
Sunday, Aug. 12