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Argentina routs Lithuania in opener

Updated: July 29, 2012, 8:56 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- Those Argentina legs still looked young while running past Lithuania.

Luis Scola scored 32 points, Manu Ginobili had 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists a day after turning 35, and Argentina opened the Olympic men's basketball tournament with a 102-79 victory on Sunday night.

Playing poorly by their standards during exhibition play and considered too old by many others to be viewed as a top medal threat anymore, the Argentines denied wanting to use their opener to send ...

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