Month: August 2016
After the first two blowout games of team USA against China and Venezuela, the Americans had a hard time against Australia and a close call against Serbia, to remain undefeated in the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.
USA 199 China 62
Kevin Durant led team USA with 25 points while DeMarcus Cousins added 17 points and 5 rebounds to give team USA its 17th consecutive win under coach Krzyzewski. Yi Jianlian led China with 25 points.
USA 113 Venezuela 69
Paul George with 20 points, Jimmy Butler with 17 and Kevin Durant scored 16 points for team USA.
Watch highlights of USA vs Venezuela here: USA vs Venezuela Highlights
USA 98 Australia 88
The USA captain and 4-time Olympian Carmelo Anthony led the Americans with 31 points, including 9 three pointers and 8 rebounds. Kyrie Irvings three pointer in the final minutes was decisive. Patty Mills scored 30 points for Australia.
Watch highlights of USA vs Australia here: USA vs Australia Highlights
USA 94 Serbia 91
USA survived its first meeting against Serbia in the Olympics. Irving with 15 points, Jordan 13, Durant, Anthony and George with 12 points each to give USA its 3 point victory against the tough Serbian team. Jokic with 25 points and Teodosic with 18 points for Serbia.
Watch highlights of USA vs Serbia here: USA vs Serbia Highlights