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The Americans flexed their muscles in various sports on Thursday and surged ahead of China in overall medal count (37-34).
That rag-tag team of hoopsters we call Team USA Basketball had themselves a fun time against Nigeria.
Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points, establishing a new record for most points scored by an American in Olympic competition. He converted on 10 three-pointers, leading the squad to a 156-73 victory.
The team's total points is also an Olympic basketball record. Michael Jordan, are you not impressed?
Gabby Douglas was sensational in the women's gymnastics individual all-around. The "Flying Squirrel" secured gold in the event.
America's rowing women's eight boat won gold in crew, and women's judo star Kayla Harrison also added to the U.S. gold-medal collection.
U.S. swimmers flourished in the pool today. The highly anticipated 200-meter IM showdown between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte produced two medals (Phelps took gold, Lochte followed with silver).
Teammate Tyler Clary upset Lochte in the 200-meter backstroke, an event in which Lochte earned bronze. Rebecca Soni finished first in the women's 200-meter breaststroke.
American track-and-field athletes, it's your move.