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Team USA continued their sizzling 2010 FIBA World Championship start as they blew by Slovenia for a 99-77 win on Sunday. Kevin Durant led the team with 22 points, while big man Kevin Love continued his impressive and efficient play with 10 points and 11 rebounds in just 13 minutes. Rudy Gay also had a hot hand, netting 16 points of his own, including three-of-six from downtown.

Leading the way for Slovenia was former NBA player Bostjan Nachbar, who scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds. Next up for Team USA is Leandro Barbosa and the squad from Brazil. The game airs today at 2:30 p.m. EST.

Check out some footwear from yesterday’s contest between Team USA and Slovenia.

Andre Iguodala Takes Flight In The Nike Hyperdunk 2010Andre Iguodala takes flight in the Nike Hyperdunk 2010.

Chauncey Billups Drives By Goran DragicChauncey Billups drives against Goran Dragic of the Phoenix Suns. Billups is wearing the adidas Lightning Creator, while Dragic laced up the “Draft Day” Nike Zoom Kobe V.

Danny Granger and Tyson Chandler smother Slovenia's Hasan RizvicDanny Granger, wearing the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse, and Tyson Chandler, wearing the Nike Zoom Soldier III, do double duty on Slovenia’s Hasan Rizvic.

Derrick Rose Shoots A Jumper In adidas adiZero CreatorDerrick Rose takes a jump shot in his adidas adiZero sneaker.

Eric Gordon goes to the basket against SloveniaEric Gordon goes to the hole strong in the upcoming adidas adiZero Infiltrate.

Kevin Love goes to the hoop in the Nike Huarache 2010Kevin Love drives to the hoop in the Nike Huarache 2010.

Gasper Vidmar goes to basket as Lamar Odom tries to block himLamar Odom tries to seal off Slovenia’s Gasper Vidmar, both wearing the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse.

Rudy Gay shoots a jumper in the Nike Zoom HyperfuseRudy Gay had a hot hand, seen here shooting a three-pointer in the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse.

Russel Westbrook goes to the basket against Goran JagodnikRussell Westbrook, wearing the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse, drives strong as Goran Jagodnik, wearing the Jordan CP3.III, looks on.

images via USA Basketball