USA vs. Argentina rating, outcomes: Workforce USA bounces again with dominant win

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The U.S. males’s basketball group lived as much as its potential on Tuesday evening, cruising to a 108-80 victory over Argentina for its first exhibition win.

After dropping consecutive video games in opposition to Nigeria and Australia, Workforce USA showcased the expertise and talent degree that has made it the favourite to seize the gold medal on the 2021 Olympics. All 5 starters (Damian Lillard, Zach LaVine, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Bam Adebayo) scored at the very least 12 factors, and Workforce USA held Argentina to 38.4 % capturing from the sphere.

“Extra depth. We actually honed in on the defensive facet and simply actually locked in,” Adebayo mentioned throughout his postgame interview with NBCSN.

Workforce USA has two exhibition video games remaining earlier than it travels to Tokyo. The People will face Australia on Friday and Spain on Monday.

Sporting Information offered stay updates and highlights from the U.S. Olympic males’s basketball group’s exhibition recreation in opposition to Argentina. Try all of the highlights you missed proper right here.

MORE: Watch Workforce USA basketball video games stay with fuboTV (7-day trial)

USA vs. Argentina rating

  Q1 Q2 Q3 This autumn Last
USA 33 25 23 27 108
Argentina 19 23 20 18 80

USA vs. Argentina stay updates, highlights 

(All instances Japanese)

Last: USA 108, Argentina 80

8 p.m. — No drama right here. Workforce USA will get again on observe with a blowout win.

Last rating in Las Vegas. 🏀#USABMNT defeats Argentina 108-80 in exhibition play in preparation for Tokyo.

Kevin Durant: 17 PTS, , 3 3PM

Bradley Beal: 17 PTS

Zach LaVine: 15 PTS

Damian Lillard: 13 PTS, 3 3PM

Bam Adebayo: 12 PTS, 5 AST

— NBA (@NBA) July 14, 2021

7:45 p.m. — As ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt would say, “That is levitation, Holmes.”

7:35 p.m. — ZACH LAVINE. OH MY.

Finish of third quarter: USA 81, Argentina 62

7:30 p.m. — Workforce USA is firmly in management after one other sturdy quarter. The trouble and execution on each ends of the ground have been a lot better.

7:20 p.m. — Bam Adebayo pushes Workforce USA’s result in 23 factors with a two-handed slam in transition. 

7:15 p.m. — Vital notice: Luis Scola continues to be balling at 41 years previous. The large man has a team-high 13 factors and 5 rebounds.

Halftime: USA 58, Argentina 42

7 p.m. — Kevin Durant beats the buzzer with the pull-up jumper. The Nets star has 14 factors, 5 rebounds and two assists.

6:45 p.m. — That is two-time NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Zach LaVine rocking the rim.

6:30 p.m. — Jerami Grant is outwardly hoping to hitch the U.S. males’s volleyball group.

Finish of first quarter: USA 33, Argentina 19

6:20 p.m. — Workforce USA catches hearth from the skin within the opening interval, hitting six of its first 9 3-point makes an attempt.

6:10 p.m. — An ideal begin for Workforce USA. The People have shortly jumped out to a double-digit lead.

6 p.m. — The starters for every group…

  • USA: Damian Lillard, Zach LaVine, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Bam Adebayo
  • Argentina: Facundo Campazzo, Patricio Garino, Nicolas Brussino, Luis Scola, Marcos Delia

6 p.m. — A Damian Lillard emblem shot in gradual movement? Stunning.

5:40 p.m. — Workforce USA publicizes that Jayson Tatum is not going to play in opposition to Argentina.

Jayson Tatum is not going to play tonight vs. Argentina on account of proper knee soreness. He’s everyday, Workforce USA says.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 13, 2021

The right way to watch USA basketball

All 5 USA Olympic males’s basketball exhibition video games might be broadcast stay on NBCSN earlier than the People head off to Tokyo.

It’s also possible to stream Workforce USA video games on-line with fuboTV, which affords a free seven-day trial.

Date Recreation Time (ET) TV channel
July 10 USA vs. Nigeria 8 p.m. NBCSN
July 12 USA vs. Australia 8 p.m. NBCSN
July 13 USA vs. Argentina 6 p.m. NBCSN
July 16 USA vs. Australia 6 p.m. NBCSN
July 18 USA vs. Spain 9 p.m. NBCSN

When do the Olympics begin?

The opening ceremony at the 2021 Olympics is July 23. The lads’s basketball event ideas off two days afterward July 25 and ends with the medal video games on Aug. 6-7.

Workforce USA is one in all 12 groups to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. It will likely be enjoying in Group A. Its group-play opponents might be France, Iran and the Czech Republic. 

Date Recreation Time (ET)
July 25 USA vs. France 8 a.m.
July 28 USA vs. Iran 12:40 a.m.
July 31 USA vs. Czech Republic 8 a.m.
Aug. 3 Males’s basketball quarterfinals TBD
Aug. 5 Males’s basketball semifinals TBD
Aug. 6 Males’s basketball gold-medal recreation TBD
Aug. 7 Males’s basketball bronze-medal recreation TBD

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