Chart: Records galore for U.S. men's hoops
- August 3, 2012 - 12:01 AM
Some of Team USA's numbers from its blowout victory against Nigeria on Thursday:
156: Points scored. Broke Brazil's Olympic record of 138 vs. Egypt in 1988.
71.1: Field-goal percentage (U.S. Olympic record).
59: Field goals made (U.S. Olympic record).
37: Points scored by Carmelo Anthony -- in 14:29 of playing time -- breaking Stephon Marbury's U.S. Olympic mark of 31 against Spain in 2004.
10-for-12: Anthony's shooting from three-point range (U.S. Olympic records for threes made and attempted).
29-for-46: Overall three-point shooting (U.S. Olympic records for threes made and attempted).
41: Total assists (ties U.S. Olympic record).
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