US eases past Greece 109-81 at Basketball World Cup to advance to the second round

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The United States is going to the second round of the Basketball World Cup. Austin Reaves scored 15 points and the Americans beat Greece 109-81 on Monday night to ensure that they’ll have one of 16 spots in the second round. The Americans improved to 2-0 in the tournament and 7-0 overall this summer. Jalen Brunson and Anthony Edwards each scored 13 for the U.S. Georgios Papagiannis led Greece with 17 points.