Sunday , Aug , 10 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Team USA Beats China 101-70 in Olympic Opener


Team USA Beats China 101-70 in Olympic OpenerThe U.S. Olympic basketball team treated President Bush and perhaps a billion more fans to a game to remember.

With LeBron James and Dwyane Wade soaring for dunks that thrilled the raucous crowd at Beijing’s basketball arena, the United States pulled away for a 101-70 victory against host China on Sunday night.

Wade scored 19 points and James had 18 for the Americans in one of the most highly anticipated events of these Summer Games.

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