For the second time in three days, the United States team suffered the humiliation of being defeated in the friendly tournament that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The basketball team of USA I lived another night for oblivion with the second loss in a row preparation for Tokyo 2020, this time in front of Australia by 83-91.
For the second time in three days, Team USA suffered the humiliation of being defeated in the friendly tournament that took place in Las Vegas (Nevada). The US Olympic team had lost 87-90 to Nigeria last Saturday.
On Tokyo, The team of USA defend the title of Olympic champion, and the two defeats begin to disturb the directors of the national team and especially the veteran coach Gregg popovich, of the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA.
The base Damian Lillard leader to USA with 22 points and the forward Kevin DuranHe added 17 points and four rebounds. The United States had a nine-point lead at halftime, but was the point guard. Patty mills who shone in the fourth period and decided the triumph of Australia.
Mills he scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and helped the Boomers to victory. The eaves Joe Ingles added 17 points and Matisse Thybulle had 12 touchdowns. It was a great set-up victory for Australia who aspires to be on the podium.
USA play versus Argentina this Tuesday; face again Australia Friday night and finalize their preparation schedule on Sunday against Spain.