As if the U.S. needed to shoot well, too.
They're already the top men's basketball team in the Olympics, able to drive and dunk and put up a display better than anybody.
So they drove a stake through Nigeria in a preliminary game, 156-73, making a massive number of 3-pointers Thursday and smashing the Olympic record for points in a game.
Carmelo Anthony (Towson Catholic) scored 37 points, the most ever for a U.S. player in the Olympics, and set another U.S. Olympic record by making 10 3-pointers (he needed only 12 attempts).
The U.S. had 49 points in the first quarter, an Olympic-record 78 at halftime and led through three quarters 119-62. Those...