Serbia defeats Australia, will face USA in the Finals

Serbia vs Australia

Serbia dominated Australia, 87-61 in the Semifinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball to set a finals showdown against Team USA. Australia will go up against Spain for the Bronze Medal.

Milos Teodosic led Serbia with 22 points and 5 assists. Serbia held Australia to just 14 points in the 1st half (only 5 in the 1st quarter).

Patty Mills and Brock Motum led Australia with 13 points each. Andrew Bogut was held to just 4 points and 1 rebound.

In the preliminary round, USA beat Serbia by just 3 points, 94-91 and the Gold Medal game is expected to be a close one again.

Scores:
Serbia 87 – Teodosic 22, Markovic 14, Macvan 12, Raduljica 11, Jokic 9, Bogdanovic 6, Kalinic 6, Stimac 4, Jovic 2, Nedovic 1, Bircevic 0, Simonovic 0.

Australia 61 – Mills 13, Motum 13, Ingles 12, Baynes 7, Broekhoff 6, Bogut 4, Dellavedova 3, Lisch 3, Andersen 0, Goulding 0, Martin 0.

Photo from FIBA.com





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