Forward Mason Plumlee played 11 minutes, scoring six points with a rebound in Team USA's 114-55 rout of Finland. Afterward, he fended off yet another question if his ties to coach Mike Kkrzyzewski and Nike played a role in his selection to the team.
Forward Botjan Bogdanovic scored 26 points, including six in overtime, to lead Croatia over the Philippines and Andray Blatche 81-78. Bogdanovich was 9-for-18 shooting (2-of-4 on threes), He had four rebounds, an assist and six turnovers.
Guard Jorge Gutierrez had 13 points for Mexico in its 87-74 loss to Lithuania. Gutierrez shot 6-for-9 (1-for-2 on threes) and had five turnovers and one assist.