The United States defeated Nigeria by a final score of 156-73 in Pool Play on Thursday. The United States scored 49 points in the first quarter alone.

Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points on 13-for-16 shooting from the field and 10-for-12 shooting from three-point.

Russell Westbrook had 21 points and Kobe Bryant scored 16. Team USA shot 71.1% from the field and 63.0% from three.

Ike Diogu led Nigeria with 27 points and seven rebounds.