U.S. sweeps pre-Olympic exhibition series

The USA beat Australia, 104-89, in the final tune up before heading to the Rio Games. Diana Taurasi lead them with 20 points.

Box score.


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Canada also won their final tuneup game, beating France, 71-63.

Olympic player news:

Tina Charles continues to add layers to her game.

General Olympics news:

Australia suffers thefts and fire in the latest drama at the Olympic Village.

Tomorrow from the AP: promises that Rio’s water would be clean by Olympics time didn’t come true.

FIBA news:

FIBA is addressing the high dropout rate in European youth basketball among girls.