Team USA bounces back, trounces Iran in men's basketball
The United States needed this one.
Days after the top-ranked basketball powerhouse's 25-game win streak at the Olympics came to an end versus France, the American men registered their first win at Tokyo 2020, besting Iran 120-66 on Wednesday.
Iran entered the Olympic tournament ranked 23rd in the world.
Team USA wraps up preliminary-round play with a tilt versus 12th-ranked Czech Republic on Saturday. Tip-off is slated for 8 a.m. ET - bright and early for fans based in North America.
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