US enjoy useful tune-up

Kevin Durant being blocked by Zhou Qi as the United States, who are bidding for a third straight Olympic men's basketball gold, overwhelmed China 107-57 in an exhibition win in Oakland, California. Durant scored 13 points at the Oracle Arena, home of his new team, the Golden State Warriors. DeMarcus Cousins led the Americans with 21 points and Carmelo Anthony added 20.

Kevin Durant being blocked by Zhou Qi as the United States, who are bidding for a third straight Olympic men's basketball gold, overwhelmed China 107-57 in an exhibition win in Oakland, California. Durant scored 13 points at the Oracle Arena, home of
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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 28, 2016, with the headline 'US enjoy useful tune-up'. Print Edition | Subscribe