Men's Olympic Basketball Schedule: United States Will Face Nigeria On Day 3

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Carmelo Anthony #15, Lebron James #6, James Harden #12, Kevin Love #11, Deron Williams #8 and Anthony Davis #14 of the United States Men's Basketball team poses prior to their game against France on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The United States men's basketball team continues Olympic play Thursday with a game against Nigeria.

The men's basketball tournament continues at the London Olympics Thursday with the third day of action. The United States men's team will return to the court following their 47-point victory on Tuesday.

The American men will take on Nigeria Thursday in the third of five games of group play. Through two games, Kevin Durant leads the United States in scoring at 17.5 points per game. Kevin Love is a surprising second at 15 points per game, with Carmelo Anthony third at 12.5.

Other Olympic basketball action on Thursday includes Australia facing China and France squaring off with Lithuania.

The games begin at 4 a.m. ET with the United States' game scheduled for 5:15 p.m. ET. The U.S. game against Nigeria will be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network.

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