Team USA vs Nigeria game result - 2012 Olympics men's basketball

Team USA remains undefeated as they posted a historic victory against Nigeria at the 2012 London Olympics men’s basketball tournament Thursday night, August 2, 2012.

At 156-73, USA vs Nigeria was so far the highest scoring game in Olympics history. It also yielded the biggest margin of victory for a USA team with 83 points.

Carmelo Anthony’s name can now be written in sports history books as having made “the most points by a USA player in the Olympics.”

They also set a USA record by making 29 three-point shots.

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Carmelo Anthony of Team USA / Getty images
Their next opponent, Lithuania, must be worried by now. USA vs Lithuania takes place on August 4 at 2:30 pm.