Men’s Basketball USA vs Spain semi finals Rio De Janiero Olympic full game video highlights, replay and recap – August 19, 2016.
4 Rio Olympic basketball team will match-up semi finals round, group A and group B, including; Fri 19 Aug – 15h30 (GMT-3) Spain vs USA, Fri 19 Aug – 19h00 (GMT-3) Serbia vs Australia.
USA Basketball Team ready to blast vs Spain Basketball Team, But Spain ready to rock en roll without doubt to bring home gold medal 2016 Rio Olympic basketball category.
Both teams appear to be in their stride because in the Quarter-Finals, the Spaniards destroyed an out-of-sorts France, 92-67, and the USA stormed to a 105-78 triumph over Argentina.
Spain coach Sergio Scariolo, who also coached the team in 2012 when the Americans beat them in the London Final, 107-100, has a clear idea about what he wants when his players go up against two-time defending champions.
Spain basketball team coach Sergio Scariolo
“We have to walk away feeling like we’ve left everything on the court, having done what we could,” he said on Thursday.
USA basketball history, winning a third straight gold medal in men’s basketball competition remains the top priority for Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and the rest of Team USA.
Final Box Score Result:
TEAM USA: – 82
J. BUTLER 0 ,K. DURANT 14, D. JORDAN 9, D. DEROZAN 0, K. IRVING 13, K. THOMPSON 22, D. COUSINS 2, P. GEORGE 6, C. ANTHONY 7, K. LOWRY 9 , D. GREEN 0, C. ANTHONY 7, .
TEAM SPAIN: – 76
P. GASOL 23 , R. FERNANDEZ 9 , S. RODRIGUEZ 11, J. NAVARRO(C) 9 , J. CALDERON 0 , F. REYES 3, V. CLAVER 5 , W. HERNANGOMEZ 4, A. ABRINES 0, S. LLULL 5 , N. MIROTIC 5, R. RUBIO 0.
Quarter Box-score Result:
1ST QUARTER: USA 26 points vs SPAIN 17 points
2ND QUARTER: USA 19 points vs SPAIN 22 points
3RD QUARTER: USA 21 points vs SPAIN 18 points
4TH QUARTER: USA 16 points vs SPAIN 19 points
Best player of the game:
Team USA: DeAndre JORDAN – Points 19, Rebounds 16, Assists 2, Steals 1, Blocks 4,
Team Spain: Pau GASOL – Points 23, Rebounds 8, Assists 2, Steals 1, Blocks 1.