The United States and Argentina will meet in the semifinals of the men's Olympic basketball tournament Friday. It will be the second time the two countries have played in the tournament, but this time the stakes are a lot higher.
Team USA beat Argentina 126-97 when the two teams met during group play. This time, the winner will advance to the gold medal game on Sunday. Kevin Durant leads the United States in scoring at 17.8 points per game while Argentina features the second and third leading scorers of the Olympics. Luis Scola is second in the Olympics, averaging 19.7 points per game while Manu Ginobili is third at 19.3 points per game.
Friday's semifinal game is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. ET and can be watched online via a live stream at NBCOlympics.com.
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