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Love helps U.S. men beat France in Olympic basketball

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.
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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.

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