The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team rallied to open tournament play with a 98-71 victory over France on Sunday. Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin love had 14 points for the U.S. and Kevin Durant had 22 points. The U.S. plays Tunisia on Tuesday.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
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Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
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Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
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The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
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Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
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Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
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Kevin Love, U.S. men face Tunisia in basketball
Team USA will play its second game of the Olympics when they go up against Tunisia at 4:15 p.m. CDT or 10:15 p.m. London time on Tuesday. The matchup shouldn't be much of a challenge for the United States. The Tunisian squad is ranked No. 32 in the world and doesn't have any NBA players on its roster.
Timberwolves' Kevin Love makes Olympic basketball team
Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love is officially a member of the U.S. Olympic basketball team for the London Games. Love was named to the team's 12-man roster Saturday in a live broadcast on NBA TV. The two-time NBA all-star was a member of the 2010 U.S. men's basketball team that won the world championship in Turkey.
Women's basketball team dominates France, wins 5th straight Olympic gold
The U.S. women's basketball team -- which includes three Lynx stars -- rolled over France 86-50 for the Olympic gold medal Saturday. With its latest triumph, the team has won 41 consecutive games and five straight gold medals since taking the bronze medal in 1992.
U.S. men's basketball team rolls over Argentina, will face Spain for gold
The U.S. men's basketball team will take on Spain for the Olympic gold medal following the team's 109-83 rout of Argentina Friday at the London Games. Kevin Durant scored 19 points, while Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James had 18 apiece in the semi-final game. The Timberwolves' Kevin Love scored 9.
Olympics: USA basketball holds off upset-minded Argentina
The USA men's and women's Olympic basketball teams both struggled to hold off Argentina on Sunday, but both teams prevailed. The men, led by 27 points from Kevin Durant won by a score of 86-80. Seimone Augustus led the women's team to a challenging 80-61 win.
Kevin Love struggling for minutes on Olympic stage
Kevin Love admits that he’s having a tough time proving to the Olympic coaching staff that he deserves more playing time. But there are whispers that Love needs to show a bit more aggression on the court if he wants extra minutes.
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