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U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Brittney Griner gets the USA's semifinal game tipped-off.
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Brittney Griner gets the USA's semifinal game tipped-off.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Elena Delle Donne scored five points and had a pair of boards.
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Elena Delle Donne scored five points and had a pair of boards.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Diana Taurasi was the game’s high scorer after pouring in 18 points to go with five rebounds and four assists.
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Diana Taurasi was the game’s high scorer after pouring in 18 points to go with five rebounds and four assists.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Sylvia Fowles was strong inside and closed the game with 12 points and nine boards.
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Sylvia Fowles was strong inside and closed the game with 12 points and nine boards.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Tina Charles scored four points and had a pair of assists.
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Tina Charles scored four points and had a pair of assists.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Brittney Griner scored 10 points and had six rebounds.
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Brittney Griner scored 10 points and had six rebounds.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Lindsay Whalen chipped in five points and had one assist and one steal against France.
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Lindsay Whalen chipped in five points and had one assist and one steal against France.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Seimone Augustus got her first Olympic starting nod and tossed in 10 points and contributed six boards and three assists.
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Seimone Augustus got her first Olympic starting nod and tossed in 10 points and contributed six boards and three assists.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Sue Bird sat out after injuring her knee against Japan in the quarterfinals, but was a vocal presence on the bench.
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Sue Bird sat out after injuring her knee against Japan in the quarterfinals, but was a vocal presence on the bench.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Maya Moore had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists.
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Maya Moore had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Angel McCoughtry played strong defensively and closed the night with seven points, three rebounds and two steals.
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Angel McCoughtry played strong defensively and closed the night with seven points, three rebounds and two steals.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

There was plenty of emotion on the bench in the semifinal contest against France.
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There was plenty of emotion on the bench in the semifinal contest against France.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

Elena Delle Donne shows her emotions following a great play.
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Elena Delle Donne shows her emotions following a great play.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

USA head coach Geno Auriemma has piloted the USA to within one win from history.
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USA head coach Geno Auriemma has piloted the USA to within one win from history.

U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team 86, France 67 (8/18/16)

The U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team is riding a 48-game Olympic winning streak.
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The U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team is riding a 48-game Olympic winning streak.

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