Aug. 7, 2001
SAITAMA, Japan - Taking advantage of its inside might, the USA (4-0) pounded Japan (1-3) 123-87 on Tuesday.
UCLA's Jason Kapono contributed nine points to the USA victory, making three of four three-point field goal attempts.
Kapono, who scored 10 points in Sunday's 84-71 win over Argentina, is averaging 9.5 points in his last two games.
In the USA's four games, he is averaging 6.8 points, shooting 46.7% (7-15) from three-point range and 43.5% (10-23) overall.