The US has fulfilled its expectations in basketball, despite its poor start in Tokyo 2020. The team led by Kevin Durant has settled into the final and will fight for the gold medal After defeating Australia in the semi-finals in a relatively simple match (97-78).
Durant contributed 23 points in 30 minutes On the field, in addition to assists and nine rebounds, and with them, the “dream team” will have a chance to take revenge, because in their struggle for the gold medal they will face France, the team that defeated them in the first match. Group stage (here you can see the review of that match).
France will play the final after a close fight in the semi-final against Slovenia, which rose to this stage thanks to Luka Doncic, who contributed during the duel against France with 16 points.
The Dallas Mavericks star surrendered Nando de Colo. The player who plays for the Turkish team Fenerbahce, He contributed 25 points and was defended by Evan Fournier of the New York Knicks, who contributed 23 points.
When will the final between USA and France basketball take place?
The duel for the gold medal will take place with this Friday August 6 from 9:30 pm Believing that the schedule favors viewers in the United States.
In Mexico, you can follow the game broadcast live Claro brand, Claro Sports (Here is the link to follow the game live on Youtube).
Who is favourite?
Because of the stars on the team, we have to give the United States as the favorite, given that there are players of the caliber of the team. Durant, Draymond Greenway Devin Booker, However, this is not an invincible team.
Before traveling to Tokyo, the US team lost an exhibition match against Nigeria and in its prime In this Olympic Games I fell to France 83-76So we don’t have to rule out a surprise from the French team, which ended 17 straight years unbeaten for the North American quintet at the Olympics.
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