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Argentina takes on Russia in the group A preliminary round, winning the match 91-79. The defending Olympic champions, extend their lead to 11 points in the first quarter, keeping the lead the rest of the game and increasing it to 12 at the end of the match. Luis Scola plays a key roll in the game, getting the party started with a 2 pointer and scoring again to win in the last minutes. Basketball Men's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - ARG, RUS