Chart: Five greatest individual efforts for Team USA men's basketball

  • Updated: August 13, 2012 - 12:12 AM

IT'S A TEAM GAME, BUT FIVE INDIVIDUAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS STAND OUT

[5] LEBRON JAMES PICKS UP SLACK vs. Lithuania

James scored nine points in the final 3:58 to lead Team USA past pesky Lithuania 99-94.

[4] KEVIN DURANT SCORES AN EFFICIENT 28 vs. Argentina

Durant was 8-for-10 from behind the three-point line and took only 12 shots and four free throws to score his 28 points.

[3] KOBE BRYANT'S 20 IN SECOND HALF vs. Australia

Bryant torched the Australians for 20 second-half points in a 119-86 victory.

[2] LEBRON JAMES' TRIPLE-DOUBLE vs. Australia

James recorded the first triple-double in Team USA's storied history in the Olympics. James' final line was 11 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists.

[1] CARMELO ANTHONY DROPS IN 37 POINTS vs. Nigeria

Despite playing only 14 1/2 minutes, Anthony scored by far the most points by a single player in Team USA history in the Olympics. He shot 10-for-12 from behind the three-point line in helping lead the United States to an 83-point victory over the Nigerians.

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Pittsburgh - WP: B. Morris 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 7
Atlanta 0 Postponed
Philadelphia 0
Chicago Cubs 0 Postponed
NY Yankees 0
Tampa Bay 0 Postponed
Baltimore 0
Cleveland 0 Postponed
Detroit 0
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 11
Pittsburgh - LP: G. Cole 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake 7
Seattle - LP: B. Beavan 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: R. Ross Jr. 5
St. Louis - WP: S. Miller 6 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: M. Estrada 1
Boston - LP: B. Badenhop 1 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Webb 2
Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura 4 FINAL
Houston - LP: L. Harrell 2
Toronto - WP: A. Loup 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 3
NY Mets - WP: J. Mejia 9 FINAL
Arizona - LP: B. Arroyo 0
Oakland - WP: J. Johnson 10 FINAL
LA Angels - LP: Y. Herrera 9
Colorado - WP: J. Nicasio 3 FINAL
San Diego - LP: R. Erlin 2
Los Angeles - LP: B. League 2 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: Y. Petit 3
New York 109 FINAL
Brooklyn 98
Denver 105 FINAL
LA Clippers 117

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