Team USA Beats Britain In Exhibition; Improves to 3-0

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 19: USA player Carmelo Anthony scores a basket during the Men's Exhibition Game between USA and Team GB at Manchester Arena on July 19, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Team USA trounced Great Britain in an exhibition tune up for the 2012 London Olympics.

Team USA has six different players score over 10 points in a 118-78 victory over Great Britain. Deron Williams and Carmelo Anthony each had 19 points as Team USA jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. After Kobe Bryant made some comments about this year's team being better than the 1992 Dream Team, Team USA struggled a bit and didn't look exactly gold medal worthy.

But more cohesive play and team work are showing as Team USA slowly gels through the exhibition games to prep for the London Olympics. The team had 39 assists off of 47 field goals, including nine by Russel Westbrook in only 20 minutes. Team defense also played a large part, with Team USA snagging 16 steals and forcing Great Britain to turn the ball over 27 times.

Luol Deng was the leading scorer for Great Britain with 25 points.

Team USA has two games left on July 22 and July 24 against Spain and Argentina in Barcelona, Spain.

For more on Team USA hoops and the 2012 Olympics, stay tuned to SB Nation Los Angeles. For continued updates on the Olympic games head over to SB Nation's dedicated hub.

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