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Kevin Durant and the Americans are still in the gold medal and it will take more than a few minutes for everyone to take the gold medal. They were terrible early on, but then great for Australia. Durant scored 23 points, Devin Booker blew Australia 97-78 in the Olympic men’s basketball semifinals on Thursday after falling to a hole of 20 and the United States 15 points, and finally blew off. Two quarters Durant was an Australian who took a 74-55 lead after three periods with a 48-14 stretch, overwhelming the Americans as he was on the verge of winning a streak of gold medals along the way. “Everything went well in the second half. That’s us,” he said. I tried and didn’t hit one until the second half of the second quarter. Later, Booker made three three-pointers, and it felt like Americans barely missed them. Related Video: Opening Ceremony Jrue Holiday scored 11 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists in the United States, where he has won four consecutive titles with European champions Slovenia or France. Saturday gold medal. The French defeated the Americans 83-76 in the opening round of the Olympic Games. This was part of a couple of summer starts in the United States, including losing to an Australian in an exhibition game in Las Vegas. Americans haven’t seen it. Patty Mills scored 15 points in Australia but still has to win the first Olympic basketball medal. Australians finished in 4th place. It was held four times at the Olympics, including 2016, but this time I believed that I could bring back my money. For a year and a half, it seemed like there was a chance. I dropped Americans into a double-digit deficit for two consecutive games. It seemed to be able to settle for something other than Olympic gold for the first time since an American stumbled home in bronze in 2004, surpassing the number one team in the world, but the United States has recovered and rampaged. Improves to 9-0 against Australia at the Olympics. “They hit us with a great punch,” Durant said. “We knew the team was trying to beat us early and see how we would respond.” Minutes before the first semifinals, these most unusual Olympic games were already It was one unusual scene. There, the loudspeaker repeatedly begged the player to clear the court while Durant and Mills were warming up. Pre-game shooting routine. The robot missed both attempts from the half court. His long range shooting was off. So did Americans, at least for a while. The Australian patiently carried out the attack set, but wasn’t afraid to run with the United States and turned Steele into Joe Ingles’ second straight three-pointer. At 6-2 start. However, Mills, who participated in the game with an average of 20.8 points, showed signs of being a little out of the game. The jumper rolled out and the layup hung on the rim before falling. He finished only five of the fourteen. That wasn’t an issue early, as the Americans managed only one basket over a span of four minutes or more, while the Australians opened an eight-point lead. Australia led 24-18 in the second quarter after Chris Goulding scored three pointers in the last few seconds. The United States continued to misfire from behind the arc, and there were even moments of instability at the rim — Khris Middleton made an open dunk attempt, off the baseline and he slammed the ball in front of the rim. The Australian used eight straight points in the middle of the second. After Dante Exum scored three points and Matisse Thybul scored in the break, he turned to a three-point player, and Exum threw a lob at Jock Landale, leaving 5:23 to 41-26. The Australian is there and when he comes home again without a medal, he looks back at the stretch. They still led 11 and were 2:59, but the Americans scored the final eight points and missed three with Jayson Tatum tying in half, with Australia on the 45-42 edge in the locker room. Brought. The Americans then returned with two baskets from Holiday and two more from Durant. By the time the Australians got nearly half the basket, the United States had a 9-point lead. The Americans closed the quarter with a 15-2 push, turning a 6-point lead into a 74-55 cushion. ___ Follow Brian Mahony on Twitter https://twitter.com/briancmahoney___ Other AP Olympics: https: //apnews.com/hub/2020-tokyo-olympics and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Kevin Durant and the Americans are still in control and it will take more than a few minutes for everyone to steal the money.

They were terrible early on, but then great for Australia.

Durant scored 23 points, Devin Booker scored 20, and the United States blew Australia’s 97-78 in the Olympic men’s basketball semifinals on Thursday after falling into a 15-point hole.

The Americans overwhelmed the Australians with a 48-14 stretch, taking a 74-55 lead three periods later, as the gold medal streak was endangered in the middle of the second quarter.

“Everything went well in the second half, that’s us,” Durant said.

The United States missed the first 10 three-point attempts and did not hit once until the second half of the second quarter. Then Booker made three three-pointers, and it felt as if the Americans had barely missed them again.

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Jrue Holiday scored 11 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in the United States against European champions Slovenia or France to win four consecutive gold medals on Saturday. The French defeated Americans 83-76 in the opening round of the Olympic Games.

This was part of a couple of summer starts in the United States, including losing to an Australian in an exhibition game in Las Vegas.

Americans don’t look like that team anymore.

They look like the best teams in the world, like the teams that once easily won gold medals.

Patty Mills scored 15 points in Australia, but still needs to win the first Olympic basketball medal in Australia.

Australians finished four times at the Olympics, including 2016, but this time they believed they could bring their money home.

For 1½ quarters, they seemed to get a chance.

They can drop Americans into double-digit deficits in two consecutive victories, surpass the world’s top-ranked teams, and force the United States to settle for something other than Olympic gold for the first time since Americans stumbled home. It looked like 2004 bronze.

However, the United States recovered, rampaged, and improved 9-0 against Australia at the Olympics.

“They hit us with a great punch,” Durant said. “We knew the team was trying to beat us fast and see how we would respond.”

Minutes before the first semi-final was another unusual scene of these most unusual Olympics. There, the loudspeaker repeatedly begged the player to clear the court while Durant and Mills were warming up. Pre-game shooting routine.

The robot missed both attempts from the half court. His long range shooting was off.

So did Americans, at least for a while.

The Australian patiently carried out the attack set, but was not afraid to run with the United States and turned Steel into Joe Ingles’ second straight 3 pointer at the start of 6-2.

However, Mills, who participated in the game with an average of 20.8 points, showed signs of being a little out of the game. The jumper rolled out and the layup hung on the rim before falling. He finished only 5 out of 14.

The Australians opened an eight-point lead, but it wasn’t a problem early on, as the Americans managed only one basket for more than four minutes. Australia took a 24-18 lead in the second quarter after Chris Goulding made three pointers in the last few seconds.

The United States continued to misfire from behind the arc, and there were even some unstable moments on the rim — Chris Middleton attempted an open dunk, slamming the ball off the baseline and in front of the rim.

The Australian used eight straight points in the middle of the second. Dante Exum made a three-pointer, Matisse Thybul scored a break and then converted a three-point player, and Exum threw a lob at Jock Landale to 41-26 at 5:23.

However, the Australians only got one basket from there, so when they go home again without medals, they look back on the stretch. They still led 11 and were 2:59, but the Americans scored the final eight points and missed three with Jayson Tatum tying in half, with Australia on the 45-42 edge in the locker room. Brought.

The Americans then returned with two baskets from Holiday and two more from Durant. By the time the Australians got nearly half the basket, the United States had a 9-point lead.

The Americans closed the quarter with a 15-2 push, turning a 6-point lead into a 74-55 cushion. ___

Follow Brian Mahoney on Twitter at https://twitter.com/briancmahoney.

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Other AP Olympics: https: //apnews.com/hub/2020-tokyo-olympics and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports



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