Australia shocks USA 98-94

From Bleacher Report:

The United States men’s basketball team suffered its first loss while using NBA players in nearly 13 years Saturday morning, as Australia pulled off a 98-94 upset in a FIBA Basketball World Cup warm-up game at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.

“They wanted it more than us tonight,” Team USA guard Kemba Walker told reporters. “Lesson learned for us.”

It marked the end of a 78-game winning streak for the U.S. senior men’s national team.

Patty Mills, who plays for U.S. head coach Gregg Popovich with the San Antonio Spurs, led all scorers with 30 points. Longtime NBA center Andrew Bogut added 16 points and nine rebounds off the bench.

Walker led Team USA with 22 points.

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