Olympics: Team USA 106 - Germany 57

August 18th, 2008

Team USA concluded its perfect run through Preliminary Play with its most dominating Olympic performance to date, throttling Germany by the score of 106-57 Monday night in Beijing. With the victory, the U.S. wrapped up prelims with a perfect 5-0 mark in Group B and has the top record entering the single-elimination medal round.

Dwight Howard led all scorers with 22 points and 10 rebounds while LeBron James added 18. Dirk Nowitzki led Germany with 14 points in 23 minutes.

Up next for the United States is the medal round, which begins on Wednesday. The U.S. will face Australia in quarterfinal action while Greece takes on Argentina, Spain goes up against Croatia and China plays Lithuania.