Indiana Pacers assistant coach Lloyd Pierce now has a Gold Medal after Team USA beat France in the Gold Medal game on Friday night.
The Pacers congratulated Pierce on Twitter for the accomplishment.
The final score was 87-82 (see Tweet below from The Players' Tribune).
The full roster:
Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat)
Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns)
Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets)
Jerami Grant (Detroit Pistons)
Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks)
Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors)
Keldon Johnson (San Antonio Spurs)
Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls)
Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers)
Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics)
Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks)
JaVale McGee (free agent)
The full coaching staff:
Jerry Colangelo (managing director)
Gregg Popovich (San Antonio Spurs)
Steve Kerr (Golden State Warriors)
Lloyd Pierce (Indiana Pacers)
Jay Wright (Villanova University)
Durant had 29 points in the final game, but France did put a good fight, with Rudy Gobert scoring 16 points and grabbing eight rebounds and Evan Fournier tallying 16 points.
On July 31, Durant passed Carmelo Anthony as having the most points in Team USA history (see Tweet below from Shams Charania).
Durant also tied Anthony with having the most Gold Medals in Men's Basketball history (see Tweet below from The Undefeated).
Some Tweets about Team USA can be seen below.
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