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Sunday, July 29, 2012

US men rack up fouls, but easily defeat France

United States' Kevin Durant drives to the basket against France's Boris Diaw during the first half of a preliminary men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Sunday. Durant scored 22 points, LeBron James added eight assists and the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team opened tournament play with a rough-and-ragged 98-71 win over France on Sunday.