Anthony Slater: Steve Kerr on the recent adversity: "This is going to sound crazy, but I kind of like it." pic.twitter.com/ef5zfehmAQ
He later clarified his remark to ESPN, saying it was in no way a shot directed at Kerr and that it was only an inside locker room joke. "Andre is one of those guys who likes to stir the pot and has a lot of cryptic messaging at times," Kerr said. "[He] jokes around. I didn't take anything from it. It's just Andre being Andre."
August 3, 2021 | 2:45 am EDT Update
Ben Golliver: USA’s Kevin Durant after advancing to semifinals of Tokyo Olympics with win over Spain: “We’ve got to finish it. We’re supposed to be here. For us, it’s about getting the gold.”
Jorge Sierra: Ricky Rubio also has the best mark EVER against Team USA in major FIBA tournaments since they use NBA players. With 38 points, Rubio beats Dirk Nowitzki’s previous record (34 at the 2002 Worlds).
August 3, 2021 | 2:33 am EDT Update
Casey Holdahl: USA 95, Spain 81: FINAL. 11 points, 4 assists, 4 rebounds for @Damian Lillard. USA now moves on to play the winner of Australia vs. Argentina in a semifinal game that will air at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday.