U.S. men's basketball hangs on to defeat France at Rio Olympics

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  1. truebluefan

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    Close games for the USA against some of the best national teams in the world might just be the norm for the remainder of the men’s Olympic basketball competition.

    Unable to put away France after taking a 12-point lead into the fourth quarter, the U.S. clung to a four-point lead midway through the fourth quarter and hung on for a 100-97 victory, securing the top seed in Group A with a 5-0 record.

    Read more http://www.usatoday.com/story/sport...eam-usa-basketball-france-pool-play/88724218/

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