What happens to the “dream team”? After the defeat to Nigeria (Italy’s opponents in the group stage in Tokyo 2020, which also beat Argentina), the US team dramatically lost the second friendly match in a row, this time against Australia who managed, at the Michelope Arena in Las Vegas, to win. Stars and Stripes Team 91-83.
Basketball, US slip: Nigeria was defeated by Nigeria, the first African to defeat the dream team
If two proofs prove it, then the alarm bells went off for coach Popovic’s sons, who had already come back from the disappointment of the 2019 World Cup when they were knocked out in the quarter-finals by France. It’s true that there are no champions of the caliber of LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Jimmy Butler, James Harden, Donovan Mitchell and Chris Paul who have turned down the call for five circuits, but the second straight move in Japan should be the favorite’s commitment to the gold medal leaving open every kind of prediction. Kangori for their part, who were dragged by 22 points for Mills and 17 Englishmen, have not stolen anything and are certainly one of the teams that could be aiming for a medal at the Games. For the US team, a new test will be held on Tuesday against Argentina, while the Olympic participation is scheduled for July 25 against France.
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