Kevin Durant Team USA France
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Kevin Durant didn’t mince his words after Team USA claimed the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Durant called out the doubters of Team USA, who believed the squad couldn’t win the Olympic Tournament.

“A lot of people back home doubted us. A lot of people said it was going to be tough for us to win. And to be honest, they really don’t matter, but you hear the noise so much. And we came together and finished it off, which is the perfect ending for us. So, we are looking forward to bringing this back home

We went through a lot, a lot of adversity, and we came together pretty fast. We built a bond with each other, that going to last lifetime, in my opinion. This group was special, and grateful to be a part of it, grateful that we could bring the gold back home,” Durant told reporters, via

Durant was unstoppable in the Final and went for 29 points to lead Team USA past France (87-82).