After the end of the Tokyo Olympics, USA and Kevin Durant proved their dominance by winning the gold medal. FIBA announced the top players of the Olympic tournament, with Kevin Durant being named the MVP of the competition.
Ricky Rubio was the best point guard, while Patty Mills is alongside the Spaniard in the guard positions. Among the best five players of the tournament is also Luka Doncic and Rudy Gobert.
Kevin Durant took over in the final to lead Team USA with 29 points. The Nets’ superstar has now won three Olympic gold medals, and as the MVP of the Men’s Basketball Tournament, he was the top scorer of the Final for the third time running, after dropping 30 points in both 2012 and 2016.
Rudy Gobert was the best big man of the competition, leading France as the top performer in the knockout phase against Italy and USA.
Ricky Rubio had 20, 26, 18 and 38 points over his four games, with his 38-point explosion vs. the United States setting the new single-game record for Spain at the Olympics.
Patty Mills was the leading scorer for Australia, leading the Boomers to their first top-three place in an international competition. The current Nets’ guard exploded for 42 points in the Bronze Medal Game against Slovenia.
Luka Doncic recorded the third triple-double in the history of the Olympic games, while he led Slovenia, a country of two million people, to the fourth place. The Mavs’ superstar averaged 23.8 points, 9.7 rebounds, 9.5 assists in the Tokyo Olympics.