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Men’s Olympic basketball | USA vs. Nigeria

Chris Paul
Chris Paul is fouled by Nigeria’s Tony Skinn at the 2012 London Olympics.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Tyson Chandler
Team USA’s Tyson Chandler, center, battles for a rebound against Nigeria’s Olumide Oyedeji, left, and Al-Farouq Aminu. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Russell Westbrook
Team USA’s Russell Westbrook, right, knocks the ball away from Nigeria’s Koko Archibong . (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Anthony Davis
Team USA’s Anthony Davis, center, drives to the basket, but is fouled by Nigeria’s Chamberlain Oguchi, right, as Richard Oruche helps on defense in the second half. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Tyson Chandler
Team USA’s Tyson Chandler blocks the shot of Nigeria’s Ike Diogu in the first half . (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
No stress
Team USA’s LeBron James and Kobe Bryant laugh on the bench during game against Nigeria. Neither played in the second half of the blowout. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant
Team USA’s Kobe Bryant is pressured by Nigeria’s Derrick Obasohan in the first half. Bryant had 16 points. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Lebron James
U.S. forward Lebron James goes for a dunk in the first quarter against Nigeria. The United States led 78-45 at halftime. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Kobe Bryant
Team USA’s Kobe Bryant, right, is closely guarded by Nigeria’s Derrick Obasohan. (Harry E. Walker / MCT)
Andre Iguodala
Team USA’s Andre Iguodala, right, powers ahead of Nigeria’s Koko Archibong. The Dream Team’s starters played very little in the 156-73 win.  (Mike Hewitt / Getty Images)