Australia upsets Team USA 91-83 in pre-Olympic exhibition (VIDEO)


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World #3 Australia beats World #1 Team USA, 91-83 in tuneup game in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics on Monday night, Tuesday morning PHL time, at Mandalay Bay Arena in Las Vegas. As per ESPN, It is the first time Team USA has lost back-to-back exhibition games since professionals started playing in 1992 (were 54-2 in exhibitions in this span prior to this).

Australian NBA Stars Patty Mills and Joe Ingles led the Boomers. Mills led scoring for the Boomers with 22 points, 4 assists and 2 boards followed by Ingles with 17 points (3/8 3pt). NBA All-Star Damian Lillard finished with 22 points including six three-pointers for Team USA while Kevin Durant scored 17 points (6/13 fg, 4/9 3pts) with 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks.



The Scores:

AUSTRALIA 91 - Mills 22, Ingles 17, Thybulle 12, Goulding 11, Reath 9, Landale 8, Kay 8, Exum 2, Cooks 2, Baynes 0, Dellavedova 0, Green 0, Sobey 0.

USA 83 - Lillard 22, Durant 17, Beal 12, Tatum 8, Johnson 7, Adebayo 6, LaVine 5, Grant 5, Green 1, Garland 0.

Quarters: 24-27, 37-46, 69-64, 91-83.

Team USA vs. Australia (Full Highlights)

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