After a subpar performance against Brazil the USA basketball team came out on Thursday and routed Great Britain. Don’t get me wrong Brazil is ten times better than Great Britain but still the US looked a lot more efficient in their game. The US won 118-78.
Before the game Coach K made two changes to the starting lineup. In were Kevin Durant and Deron Williams and out were Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul.
Williams led the way for the Americans with 19 points including going 5 out 6 from three.
“I feel I adjusted pretty well,” Williams said. “I was a little worried about how my conditioning was going to be, just because I hadn’t played 5-on-5, but I just trained really hard coming in so I’d just be in the best shape possible, and I feel like I’m there.”
Despite not being in the starting lineup Anthony still had a strong game also scoring 19 points. Anthony made 8 of 10 field goals after having a poor shooting performance against Brazil.
“It was fine with me, definitely fine with ...