The U.S. men's basketball team survived its first test of the Olympics Saturday, beating Lithuania 99-94 after trailing in the fourth quarter.
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol scored 21 points Friday, powering unbeaten and defending champion Spain to an 86-69 victory over Britain at the European Championship.
Marco Belinelli scored six of his 17 points in overtime Monday to help Italy beat Turkey 84-75 at the European Basketball Championship.
Levon Kendall and Denham Brown, two former Big East players, both had double-doubles Wednesday in Canada's 97-80 victory over Mexico.
Carlos Delfino scored nine points in Argentina's game-opening 22-4 run and the South Americans remained unbeaten with an 85-70 victory over Canada on Tuesday in the second round of the FIBA Americas tournament.