The basketball team of United States He fulfilled the mission he had when he reached the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: to achieve the gold medal by beating his counterpart from France in the final of the tournament.
The main axis of Team USA’s triumph in Asian lands was the stellar forward Kevin Durant, who imposed his status as star of the NBA to boost their teammates in each of the days they played in the world event.
In Tokyo, Durant broke every record that came his way. The first was to harvest his third golden prey, with which he equaled his compatriot Carmelo Anthony.
In the match against the Czech Republic, the forward of the Brooklyn nets scored 29 points with which he left behind Anthony’s record for points in the history of the Olympic Games, which was 336. Durant reached a total of 435 goals in universal appointments, being the top scorer in the United States, line in the one that LeBron James is located in the third rung, according to ESPN.
Also, in his match for gold against France, Durant, who scored 29 goals, was one point away from collecting 3 matches for the gold medal with 30 points.
“KD” also emulated Michael Jordan and LeBron James as the only players to score more than 100 points in three different Olympics, according to ESPN’s statistics department.