Australia Strong Second Half Leads to 91-83 Victory Over USA

The Australia Men’s Basketball Team had a second half comeback to defeat the USA Men’s Basketball Team 91-83.  Australia was led by Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs, Mills had 22 points and 4 assists.  Joe Ingles of the Utah Jazz had 17 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.  Australia had reliable help from their bench players, Philadelphia 76ers Matisse Thybulle had 12 points and 3 assists and Chris Goulding had 11 points off the bench.  Australia has won both of their games they played so far.

Pictures From USA Basketball Twitter

Team USA led 46-37 at halftime and Australia outplayed them in the second half.  Portland Trailblazers Damian Lillard led the USA with 22 points and 4 rebounds.  Brooklyn Nets Kevin Durant had 17 points and 4 rebounds and Washington Wizards Bradley Beal had 12 points and 3 rebounds.  The USA has lost both of their games now and they have a lot of improvements to make before the Olympics if they want to bring home the gold.  They are still without three players that are currently playing in the NBA Finals, they still should be able to win these games without them. 

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