The United States sealed the top seed in the Semifinal Round of the FIBA Americas Championship with a 91-76 victory over Argentina in the final game of the day on Thursday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The 15-point win for the U.S. was its’ smallest margin of victory in this tournament. Kobe Bryant scored 27 points Ă˘ÂÂ 15 in the first quarter Ă˘ÂÂ and the United States cruised into the semifinals of the FIBA Americas tournament. Carmelo Anthony added 18 points and LeBron James had 15 for the Americans, who will face Puerto Rico in one of Saturday’s semifinal games. A victory there gives them a berth in the 2008 Olympics.
|Source: fiba.com | From USA Basketball|