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US vs Angola - men’s basketball

The US plays Angola tonight in the men’s basketball for the Beijing Olympics. Angola shouldn’t give them too much trouble.
The game starts at 8:00PM Beijing time, which is 4:00PM in New York.
In other matches today Greece defeated Germany 87-64. Croatia defeated Russia 85-78 and Lithuania beat Iran 99-67.
In a nail biter of a finish [...]

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Australia defeated Angola in the dying seconds of the match 81-78 in the Diamond Ball basketball tournament currently being played in Nanjing.
Scores were level at 78-all before Australia scored a 3-pointer to win the game with just seconds to go.

Yao Ming looks to be getting back in form after scoring 21 points last night in a match against Angola.
“Yao lets us really put the pressure on the opposition,” China guard Liu Wei said after the opening day of the FIBA Diamond Ball tournament in Nanjing.
China recently recorded a loss to Angola in the Stankovic [...]

I just saw the end of the Angola - China basketball match. Angola just beat China 72-71 in the last seconds of the game.
It is good to see Houston Rockets star Yao Ming back on the court.