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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio & criticisms they lacked the usual huge names & bigger wins.

''I know there was kind of a lot of buzz around us not playing well a couple of games, two, three games in the early round,'' Carmelo Anthony said, ''but the way that we locked in & the way that we focused in to be able to have this gold medal around our necks was special.''

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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio & criticisms they lacked the usual huge names & bigger wins.

''I know there was kind of a lot of buzz around us not playing well a couple of games, two, three games in the early round,'' Carmelo Anthony said, ''but the way that we locked in & the way that we focused in to be able to have this gold medal around our necks was special.''

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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.

The players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio & criticisms they lacked the usual huge names & bigger wins.

''I know there was kind of a lot of buzz around us not playing well a couple of games, two, three games in the early round,'' Carmelo Anthony said, ''but the way that we locked in & the way that we focused in to be able to have this gold medal around our necks was special.''

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Another scare: US men's basketball team edges Serbia 94-91

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase ''Um mundo novo.'' Translation: A new world.

It didn't seem that way in men's Olympic basketball – until now.

Threatened by Australia in its previous game, the U.S. men's team survived a heart-racing final seconds to defeat disciplined & experienced Serbia 94-91 on Friday night & extend its winning streak in international tournaments to 49 games.

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Another scare: US men's basketball team edges Serbia 94-91

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase ''Um mundo novo.'' Translation: A new world.

It didn't seem that way in men's Olympic basketball – until now.

Threatened by Australia in its previous game, the U.S. men's team survived a heart-racing final seconds to defeat disciplined & experienced Serbia 94-91 on Friday night & extend its winning streak in international tournaments to 49 games.

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Another scare: US men's basketball team edges Serbia 94-91

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase ''Um mundo novo.'' Translation: A new world.

It didn't seem that way in men's Olympic basketball – until now.

Threatened by Australia in its previous game, the U.S. men's team survived a heart-racing final seconds to defeat disciplined & experienced Serbia 94-91 on Friday night & extend its winning streak in international tournaments to 49 games.

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Another scare: US men's basketball team edges Serbia 94-91

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase ''Um mundo novo.'' Translation: A new world.

It didn't seem that way in men's Olympic basketball – until now.

Threatened by Australia in its previous game, the U.S. men's team survived a heart-racing final seconds to defeat disciplined & experienced Serbia 94-91 on Friday night & extend its winning streak in international tournaments to 49 games.

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Another scare: US men's basketball team edges Serbia 94-91

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase ''Um mundo novo.'' Translation: A new world.

It didn't seem that way in men's Olympic basketball – until now.

Threatened by Australia in its previous game, the U.S. men's team survived a heart-racing final seconds to defeat disciplined & experienced Serbia 94-91 on Friday night & extend its winning streak in international tournaments to 49 games.

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Russia's Denisov injured in Serbia draw, set to miss Euros

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France beats Serbia 81-68 to take Eurobasket bronze medal

France beats Serbia 81-68 to take Eurobasket bronze medal

LILLE, France (AP) — France pulled away in the third quarter to beat Serbia 81-68 & win the bronze medal at the European basketball championship on Sunday.

Spain & Lithuania play for the title after Sunday.

France was the defending champion yet lost the semifinal to Spain, champion in 2009 & 2011. Serbia won its first seven games at the tournament yet lost the final two.

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