Team USA was lifted by two Kevin’s, Durant and Love, past the gritty Slovenian team, 99-77 in the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Durant scored 22 points on 8 of 13 field goal, while Love chipped in 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Americans beat Slovenia for their second straight win.
The U.S. National Team won its opening game of the 2010 FIBA World Championship with a 106-78 win over Croatia at the Abdi Ipekci Arena in Turkey. Defense was the key to Team USA’s first victory of the 2010 World Championship. Croatia is one of the teams that is expected to advance to the medal rounds of the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
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