U.S. edges Brazil late; Anthony injures knee
GUANGZHOU, China -- After a pair of big blowouts, the U.S. finally got some competition.
The Americans also got a reality check: Facing the world's best basketball teams without Carmelo Anthony is far from an easy task.
Anthony scored 16 first-half points before being forced out with a knee injury, and the United States hung on for a 90-86 victory over Brazil on Tuesday night.
Chris Sheridan's take
Let's call this one the 10 a.m. wakeup call.
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