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Dusan Vranic, Associated Press
USA's Carlos Boozer, left, and LeBron James, right, double team Angola's Felizardo Ambrosio.

BEIJING — The United States had little trouble improving to 2-0 in Group B men's basketball play at the Beijing Games, overwhelming Angola 97-76 Tuesday night at the Olympic Basketball Gymnasium.

For the second straight outing, Dwyane Wade led all U.S. scorers, hitting 6-of-8 shots from the floor for 19 points. In the two games now, Wade is 13-of-15 shooting.

Dwight Howard added 14 points and LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony 12 each.

Deron Williams finished with seven points, four assists and two steals, while Carlos Boozer made 1-of-4 shots for 2 points and added two rebounds as well.

Carlos Morais led Africa champion Angola with 24 points but was the only player on his team in double figures.


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