The United States overcame a slow start to easily defeat France by a final score of 98-71 in their Olympic opener on Sunday.

Kevin Durant led Team USA with 22 points and nine rebounds, while LeBron James was also strong with nine points, eight assists and five rebounds. Kevin Love and Kobe Bryant also finished in double-figures with 14 and 10 points respectively.

Ali Traore led France in scoring with 12 points while also adding five rebounds. Tony Parker had 10 points, but just one assist and four turnovers. Ronny Turiaf had seven points and nine rebounds.