Whatever concerns fans may have had about Team USA at the half were erased in the third quarter of the men's basketball team's game against Argentina on Monday. Kevin Durant and Lebron James powered an dominant offensive performance in the last two quarters of the game to give the United States a 126-97 win.
The Americans really heated up outside the three-point line. Kevin Durant went 5-for-6 on three-point attempts in the third quarter, finishing the game with nine three-pointers and a total of 28 points to lead the team. Durant and James led a third quarter in which Team USA outscored Argentina 42-17.
Monday's win ends pool play. The Americans will face Australia in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
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