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Day 3 in Rio de Janeiro - Aug 9, 2016


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Group A
France - China 88-60
France opened win count in Group A. They rolled past China to improve at 1-1 record. Nando De Colo (196-SG-87) provided 19 points to lead les Bleues. France eked out a 19:14 lead after the first ten minutes. They went on a 23:9 run in the second frame to extend the lead at 19-point mark. France followed with 46 points in the second half and raced to the win. Tony Parker (188-PG-82) had 14 points and 8 assists for France. Yi Jianlian (212-PF-87) responded with 19 points for China.

Serbia - Australia 80-95
Australia stayed on the winning track in Rio. The Boomers upset Serbia to improve at 2-0 record. Patrick Mills (183-PG-88, college: St.Mary's, CA) came up with 26 points to lead the winners. Australia jumped to a 26:23 lead at the first break. Serbia erased the deficit to take a 43:40 halftime lead. The teams stayed close throughout the third term. Serbia entered the fourth period up by a single point 63:62. But the Boomers unleashed 33 points in the fourth term and sealed the victory. Matthew Dellavedova (193-G-90, college: St.Mary's, CA) provided 23 points and 13 assists for the winners. Miroslav Raduljica (213-C-88) responded with 25 points for Serbia. Milos Teodosic (195-PG-87) had 17 points in the loss.

USA - Venezuela 113-69
Team USA cruised to the second straight victory in Rio de Janeiro. They knocked down Venezuela to stay perfect. Paul George (206-G/F-90, college: Fresno St.) nailed 20 points to lead the winners. The teams were tied at 18 after ten minutes of action. However Team USA ignited a 30:8 run in the second frame to gain a comfortable 22-point lead at halftime. They exploded with 65 points in the second half and coasted to the win. Jimmy Butler delivered 17 points, while Kevin Durant added 16 points for the winners. John Cox (194-G-81, college: USF, agency: Pensack Sports) responded with 19 points for Venezuela. Gregory Echenique (206-C-90, college: Creighton, agency: Pensack Sports) had 18 points in the defeat.

  



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Olympic Games Final Standings
 1. USA
 2. Serbia
 3. Spain
 4. Australia
 5. Croatia
 6. France
 7. Lithuania
 8. Argentina
 9. Brazil
 10. Venezuela
 11. Nigeria
 12. China
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Bojan BOGDANOVIC
  BIH
  (203-SF-89)
  Avg: 24.8
 1. Bogdanovic, BIH24.8 
 2. Mills, AUS20.5 
 3. Yi, CHN20.4 
 4. Gasol, ESP19.4 
 5. Kalnietis, LTU19.2 
 6. Raduljica, SRB17.6 
 7. Durant, USA16.8 
 8. Campazzo, ARG16.4 
 9. Nocioni, ARG15.6 
 10. Ginobili, ARG15.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Pau GASOL
  ESP
  (213-F/C-80)
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Gasol, ESP8.8 
 2. Diogu, NGR8.6 
 3. Scola, ARG8.0 
 4. Saric, CRO7.2 
 5. Valanciunas, LTU6.8 
 6. Yi, CHN6.6 
 7. Hilario, BRA6.4 
 8. Lima, BRA6.3 
 9. Nocioni, ARG6.2 
 10. Gobert, FRA6.2 
Assists Per Game
 Matthew DELLAVEDOVA
  AUS
  (193-G-90)
  Avg: 8.6
 1. Dellavedova, AUS8.6 
 2. Kalnietis, LTU8.0 
 3. Huertas, BRA6.6 
 4. Irving, AUS6.0 
 5. Campazzo, ARG5.2 
 6. Heurtel, FRA5.0 
 7. Teodosic, SRB5.0 
 8. Guo, CHN4.8 
 9. Rodriguez, ESP4.8 
 10. Vargas, VEN4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Facundo CAMPAZZO
  ARG
  (179-PG-91)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Campazzo, ARG2.6 
 2. Vargas, VEN2.2 
 3. Hilario, BRA2.0 
 4. Fernandez, ESP2.0 
 5. De Colo, FRA1.6 
 6. Yi, CHN1.4 
 7. Maciulis, LTU1.4 
 8. Barbosa, BRA1.4 
 9. Zhou, CHN1.4 
 10. Rubio, ESP1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Ekenechukwu IBEKWE
  NGR
  (206-F/C-85)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Ibekwe, NGR2.4 
 2. Gobert, FRA2.0 
 3. Gasol, ESP2.0 
 4. Bogut, AUS1.8 
 5. Diogu, NGR1.2 
 6. Yi, CHN1.2 
 7. Valanciunas, LTU1.0 
 8. Javtokas, LTU1.0 
 9. Diaw, FRA1.0 
 10. Acuna, ARG1.0 
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