After having hesitantly started their preparation games with 2 losses, the United States finished with 2 good wins, the latter against Spain 83-76, one of their main rivals.
It was the Americans’ best game in scoring overall, as Damian Lillard finished with 19 points, Keldon Johnson added 15, Kevin Durant 14 and Zach LaVine 13.
Remembering the passage of the USA in these preparation matches, it began with a defeat against Nigeria, and then against Australia, however, they knew how to straighten the course and added 2 wins against good teams such as Argentina and Spain.
Ricky Rubio commanded Spain’s attack with 23 points, which came to be several minutes ahead on the scoreboard, especially in the first half, but the Americans adjusted their defense as well as their sights, to take the victory.
The United States travels to Tokyo on Monday to play the Olympic Games, beginning its journey against France on July 25, and then facing Iran on July 28, and the Czech Republic on July 31.
For its part, Spain starts against Japan on July 26, against Argentina on 29, and against Slovenia on August 1