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'The Kid' keeps Team USA soaring

Anthony Davis shows his alley-oop prowess in blowout win over Tunisia

Originally Published: July 31, 2012
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Against the only opponent they'll see in these Olympics without a single NBA player on its roster, virtually nothing played out Tuesday night as the tournament's overwhelming favorites planned or envisioned. This was about as nervy for Team USA as a 47-point rout could ever be.

Never did the Americans imagine they'd be trailing after nearly nine minutes against a Tunisia team that, in its Olympic debut two days prior against Nigeria, scored all of 15 points in the first half.

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