The 2016 NBA Olympic held in Rio, Team USA, had slow start but surprisingly George led the Americans to an easy win over Venezuela to move to 2-0, plus everything else from Monday in basketball at the Olympic Games.
Team USA against Venezuela, made hard moves to they swon by 44 points, they found themselves tied with the Venezuelans after one quarter. As expected, they eventually went off, going on a 21-2 run in the second to blow things open.
Them USA over scored 113-69 well play of DeAndre Jordan and Paul George dominating two years after breaking his leg in a US uniform.
After a successful return to the NBA last season, in Rio dropping 20 points on Venezuela, George is averaging 17.5 points per game in the Olympics and the US is coasting.
George couldn’t miss against Venezuela. He was 6-for-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from deep. Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving are the faces of the team, but George still the show.
He was scoring from all over the court, and even played power forward hen the Americans tried to emulate theWarriors’ Death Lineup with Draymond Green at center. It’s not against the best competition, but seeing George isn’t worried about the injury that kept him out for a year — and neither is Team USA.
Team USA will take on Australia on Wednesday.