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Daily Cup of Canis (8-1-2012)

Updates below the fold.


Player Movement

Olympic Basketball

  • The US men's basketball team defeated Tunisia 110-63. The US was down early in the game and the margin was only 13 at half, but the bench opened the 3rd quarter with a 21-3 run. Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love each scored 16 points
  • Also, Kevin Love appeared to tweak his knee in yesterday's game, but it does not seem serious
  • The US women's basketball team crushed Angola 90-38. Candace Parker led the team with 14 points and 12 rebounds. The US women have won 35 straight Olympic games
  • Andrei Kirilenko scored 16 points and helped Russia defeat China 73-54. Russia is 2-0 in Olympic play. Alexey Shved finished with 14 points
  • Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili played each other for the first time on Tuesday night. Parker scored 17 points and his French national team won 71-64