Post navigation Team USA flooded the court in Nanjing, China, with a decisive 98-45 victory against Greece to reach the second round of the FIBA World Cup. The US dominated the game from the start and never looked back, imposing their will in a show of strength thanks to a combined effort from their well-rounded roster, outshining the Greeks’ offense with their illustrious NBA veterans. This team is ready to make a championship run and they won’t be stopping anytime soon. Tragically, Andrew Mettler, a 33-year old pilot was killed when the F-18 fighter jet he was flying crashed off the San Diego coastline. Mettler was assigned to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing stationed at El Toro Marine Base. He had been with the Marines since July, 2010 and leaves behind his wife, Melissa, and two young children. A memorial has been planned and one of his commander’s praised Mettler’s service for his country as “exemplary”.