USA Team 5-0
A 53-point win over South Korea wrapped up a perfect Asian exhibition tour for a star-studded U.S. team on its way to the world-championship tournament.LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers scored 23 points Tuesday to lead the Americans to a 116-63 rout of South Korea in their final tuneup. The U.S. team, which went 5-0 in exhibitions leading up to the worlds, plays Puerto Rico on Saturday in Sapporo, Japan.
“We were a little sluggish at first and I was able to pick up my energy level and the guys followed,” James said. “We got better as the game went on and took care of business.”