WATCH LIVE: Durant, Team USA Basketball look to power past Venezuela

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After blowing out China to begin its 2016 Olympic run, the United States men’s basketball team is looking to repeat the effort against Venezuela on Monday.

Kevin Durant’s game-high 25 points led the U.S. to an opening win over China, while Venezuela was comfortably beaten by Serbia.

WATCH LIVE: USA vs. Venezuela — 6 p.m. EDT

Nestor Garcia’s team is without Brooklyn Nets point guard Greivis Vasquez, and the American connection on the squad is Ole Miss forward Anthony Perez.