nba-4-life: In the highest scoring basketball game in Olympic history, the USA men knocked off Nigeria 156-73. 156 points USA highest winning scoring. 83 point differential is a US Olympic record. The sensational win featured 37 points from Carmelo Anthony for a U.S. Olympic individual scoring high. The US Basketball Team Highest shot 29/46 from 3-Points 30/37 from inside the arc on 41 assists (tying the Olympic record).