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Day 9 in Rio de Janeiro - Aug 15, 2016


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Group A
Australia - Venezuela 81-56
Australia clinched the fourth win in Group A. They Boomers eased past Venezuela to earn the second position. Chris Goulding (192-G-88) came off the bench to score 22 points for the winners. Australia held Venezuela to just 6 points in the opening quarter to take a 10-point lead. They fired 49 points in the second half to march to the victory. Joe Ingles (203-SF-87) netted 11 points for the winning side. Anthony Perez (206-F-93) responded with 12 points for Venezuela. David Cubillan (181-PG-87, college: Marquette, agency: Pro Sports) had 10 points in the loss.

USA - France 100-97
Team USA earned the fifth straight win in Rio de Janeiro. They toppled France to earn the top position in Group A. Klay Thompson (201-G-90, college: Washington St.) nailed 30 points for the winners. Team USA exploded with 55 points in the first half to take a 9-point halftime lead. They extended the gap at 12-point mark heading into the fourth term. France poured in 28 points in the final period to narrow the deficit at the end. Kevin Durant (206-SF-88, college: Texas) tallied 17 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Thomas Heurtel (189-PG-89, agency: BeoBasket) and Nando De Colo (196-SG-87) responded with 18 points each as France finished third in the pool.

Serbia - China 94-60
Serbia cruised past China to finish in the fourth position in Group A. Bogdan Bogdanovic (198-G/F-92) scored 19 points to lead the winners. Serbia dominated from start to finish. They secured a 24:18 lead after ten minutes. The margin grew at 15-point mark at the interval. Serbia unloaded 35 points in the third term to clear off for good. Nikola Kalinic (202-F-91) produced 15 points for the European team. Yi Jianlian (212-PF-87) responded with 20 points for China as they fell at 0-5 record.

  



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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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