On the 11th day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the USA defeated Spain 95-81 in men’s basketball and became the semi-finalists.
While the first period of the match played at Saitama Super Arena was passed with the 21-19 advantage of Spain, the sides went to the locker room in the first half with the equality of 43-43.
Starting the gap with Kevin Durant in the second half, USA won the third period 69-63 and the match 95-81 and made its mark in the semi-finals.
The champion of the last 3 Olympics, USA, managed to reach the semi-finals of the Olympics for the 10th time in a row. Spain, on the other hand, did not see the semi-finals in the Olympics for the first time after 2004 Athens.
The top scorer of the match was Spain’s NBA star Rick Rubio. Rubio’s 38 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists were not enough for the win.
USA star Kevin Duran finished the game with 29 points.
The USA, which consists of all NBA stars, will face the victory of the Australia-Argentina match in the semi-finals.