Dwayne Wade scored 19 points and LeBron James added 18 to lead the United States to a 101-70 victory over China in a hard-fought matchup of the men's basketball competitions of the Beijing Olympic Games on Sunday.
In a game full of meanings and expectations, China gave all out to fight to the end with Yao Ming having the team-high 13 points, 11rebounds and three blocks.
U.S. President George W. Bush, accompanied by China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, witnessed U.S.' fifth Olympic victory over China, dating back to 1984.
After a brief lead in the first quarter, China failed to catch up the fast-paced Americans, losing 24-4 on fast-break points.
Chinese Zhu Fangyu chipped in 11 points and eight rebounds.