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USA remain undefeated while China now 0-3 in Day 5 of the 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball last August 10 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio Olympics Basketball Day 5 Results
Game 1: France defeated Serbia, 76-71
USA defeated Australia, 98-88 for their 3rd straight win in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Carmelo Anthony led Team USA with 31 points and was 9/15 from the three-point line and became the All-Time Leading Scorer for Team USA.
Watch: USA vs Australia Rio Olympics Full Game Video
USA defeated Venezuela, 113-69 led by Paul George with 20 points. Jimmy Butler with 17 points while Kevin Durant scored 16 points for Team USA. Carmelo Anthony surpassed Michael Jordan into third place on the all-time USA scoring list with 14 points.
Watch: USA vs Venezuela Rio Olympics Highlights
USA Basketball is preparing for the 2016 Rio Olympics and they recently held their mini camp with the top US players from the NBA including MVP Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and a lot more.
Watch USA Basketball Mini Camp Day 1 Video
Watch USA Basketball Mini Camp Day 2 Video
Watch Video of NBA Players (22 Players) Who Scored 60 Points or More.
List of NBA Players who scored 60 or more points in a game
-Bernard King (60 points – 1984)
-Larry Bird (60 points – 1985)
-Tom Chambers (60 points – 1990)
-Allen Iverson (60 points – 2005)
-Gilbert Arenas (60 points – 2006)
-George Mikan (61 points – 1952)
-Karl Malone (61 points – 1990)
-Shaquille O’Neal (61 points – 2000)
-Lebron James (61 points – 2014) [Watch Video]
-Tracy McGrady (62 points – 2004)
Top 10 Plays of the 2014 NBA All-Star Game
2014 NBA All-Star Sunday Highlights: Lots of Great Plays from Blake Griffin and Lebron James
East defeats West, 163-155
Kyrie Irving was named the NBA All-Star MVP
Carmelo Anthony scored a career-high 62 points (with 13 rebounds, zero assists and zero turnovers) in a game against the Charlotte Bobcats.
-Made 23 of 35 shots including a 3-pointer at mid-court to beat the buzzer in the 2nd quarter
-56 points in 3 quarters
-10/10 from the free throw line
-6/11 from the three point line
-Left the game in the 4th quarter with still 7:24 minutes
-Career high was 50 points before this game
Carmelo Anthony broke a couple of records:
-Bernard King: New York Knicks Franchise record of 60 points (1984)
-Kobe Bryant: Madison Square Garden record of 61 points (2009)
28 NBA players were named in the Initial Roster for the USA Men’s National Team which will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.
USA Men’s National Team Initial Roster
Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks)
LeBron James (Miami Heat)
Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers)
Deron Williams (Brooklyn Nets)
Tyson Chandler (New York Knicks)
Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans)
Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
James Harden (Houston Rockets)
Andre Iguodala (Golden State Warriors)
Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Dwight Howard (Houston Rockets)
Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers)
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls)