By Jerry Wein

The Unites States melted down the stretch today in an 83-76 loss to France at the Olympics.

The USA led 74-67 with 3:41 remaining, before Evan Fournier ignited a 14-0 run that helped France secure the victory.

Fournier finished with 28 points for France.

It is the United States’ first Olympic basketball loss since 2004.