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Team USA Basketball Wins Exhibition Against Great Britain, Kevin Durant Scores 13 Points

Team USA improved to 3-0 in exhibition play.

July 18, 2012; Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM; United States guard Kevin Durant (5) during training for the 2012 London Olympic Games warm-up match against Great Britain at the Manchester Evening News Arena.  Mandatory Credit: Joe Toth-US PRESSWIRE
July 18, 2012; Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM; United States guard Kevin Durant (5) during training for the 2012 London Olympic Games warm-up match against Great Britain at the Manchester Evening News Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Toth-US PRESSWIRE

Team USA improved to 3-0 in exhibition play leading up to the 2012 Olympics in London. Despite a near-upset earlier this week, the USA dominated Great Britain for four quarters as they went on to win by a score of 118-78.

Kevin Durant continued to play well and finished his day with 13 points off the bench. Durant played just under 21 minutes and hit five of his 12 shot attempts from the field. Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams led Team USA with 19 points each. LeBron James added 16 points, and Russell Westbrook nearly had a double-double with 15 points and nine assists.

Luol Deng, who ended with 25 points, was the leading scorer for Great Britain. Pops-Mensah Bonsu added 12 points, while Andrew Sullivan had 11.

Team USA has two games remaining on the schedule before heading to London for the Olympics.

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