Video: Did you catch Durant's dunks against the French?
The United States Basketball side have commenced operation "Let’s make winning an Olympic medal easy" by demolishing France 98-71.
We shouldn’t really be too surprised - in their basketball history at the Olympics the United States have only ever lost 5 games, winning an amazing 125, yes that’s right they kind of own this sport...
You add to the fact that this current team is evoking comparisons to the great ’92 ‘Dream team’ of Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone et al.
If LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant were under pressure to live-up to that billing they certainly didn’t show it today.
Keep in mind too that there’s nothing like facing a God-dang cheese-eating surrender monkey to get a true-blooded American riled up.
It certainly got Durant motivated, the Oklahoma City Thunder man bagged himself 22points, including the two powerful dunks above.
After the match each of the lads got themselves a well done hug by their First Lady Michelle Obama: