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Kevin Durant leads Team USA to the Quarterfinals in historic night

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 10: Zach LaVine #5, Bradley Beal #4, Damian Lillard #6, Kevin Durant #7, and Jayson Tatum #10 of the USA Men's National Team look on during the game against the Nigeria Men's National Team on July 10, 2021 at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Durant set a new record in Team USA history and led the Americans to the Quarter-finals of the Olympic Tournament.

Durant went for 23 points, on 8/11 and 4/7 from beyond the arc, becoming the men’s all-time leading scorer in Team USA Olympics history.

The superstar of the Brooklyn Nets helped Team USA crush the Czech Republic (119-84) and advance to the knoclout stage.

Team USA was unstoppable from the second quarter onwards and outscored the Czechs 101-59 to cruise to the win. Jason Tatum led all scorers with 27 points.

Team USA finished second in Group A with a 2-1 record.

On the other hand, the Czech Republic finished third (1-2) and will now need to wait to see if they will reach the quarter-finals as one of the best third-placed teams.

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