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USA Wins FIBA World Championship Gold

USA 77, Spain 64
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The USA Basketball Women's National Team program compiled a perfect 40-0 record in 2014, winning gold medals at the FIBA World Championship (6-0), FIBA U17 World Championship (7-0), FIBA Americas U18 Championship (5-0), FIBA 3x3 World Championship (9-0) and Youth Olympic Games (13-0). (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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USA Wins Gold
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The U.S. Women's National Team celebrates gold on the court in Istanbul, Turkey. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Maya Moore
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Maya Moore is awarded the 2014 FIBA World Championship MVP award. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Seimone Augustus
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Seimone Augustus finished with 10 points and six rebounds in the win over Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Tina Charles
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Tina Charles helped the USA get off to a hot start with eight first-quarter points against Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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USA Wins 2014 FIBA World Championship
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The USA Women's National Team wins the 2014 FIBA World Championship. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Breanna Stewart
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Breanna Stewart was the youngest player on 2014 U.S. Women's National team. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Maya Moore
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Maya Moore, the USA’s leading scorer in the tournament, was named 2014 FIBA World Championship MVP. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Brittney Griner
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Brittney Griner had 11 points and four rebounds in the gold medal game. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Geno Auriemma
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Standing on the medal stand has become a regular occurrence for USA head coach Geno Auriemma. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Brittney Griner
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Brittney Griner joined teammate Maya Moore as part of the all-tournament team. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Candice Dupree
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Candice Dupree had six points and two rebounds in the win over Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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USA 77, Spain 64
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With the win over Spain in the FIBA World Championship, the USA has earned a direct berth to the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Tina Charles
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Tina Charles had another strong game, finishing with 10 points and eight rebounds in the gold medal game. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Maya Moore
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Maya Moore made two three-pointers in the first two minutes of the game against Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Celebration time!
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The USA women celebrate on the court after winning the 2014 FIBA World Championship title. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Sue Bird
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Along with Sue Bird, only two others have three gold medals -- a pair of women from the Soviet Union’s 1959, 1964 and 1967 gold-medal run -- while the three four-time men’s medalists have no more than two gold medals apiece. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Nnema Ogwumike and Geno Auriemma
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Nnemkadi Ogwumike celebrates the gold medal with head coach Geno Auriemma. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Lindsay Whalen
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Lindsay Whalen scored 12 points in the 77-64 win over Spain in the gold medal game. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Diana Taurasi
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Diana Taurasi and the USA had an average margin of victory of 32 points coming into the gold medal game. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Angel McCoughtry
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Angel McCoughtry had two points and two rebounds in the 77-64 win over Spain in the World Championship finals. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Maya Moore
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Maya Moore led the USA with 18 points in the 77-64 win over Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Sue Bird
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Sue Bird had three assists and a pair of steals in the win over Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Geno Auriemma
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USA head coach Geno Auriemma leads his team during the FIBA World Championship finals against Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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The USA Basketball World Championship Team played in the gold medal game for the 10th time in FIBA World Championship history and capture its ninth gold medal at the event. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Diana Taurasi
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Diana Taurasi had seven assists in the first half alone against Spain. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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Sue Bird
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Sue Bird has become FIBA’s only female athlete with four World Championship medals. Additionally, is now the most decorated athlete, male or female, in FIBA World Championship history. (Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty Images)

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