Even though they weren’t on the team, NBA players were excited to see Team USA win its third straight gold medal. 

By SI Wire
August 21, 2016

The U.S. men’s basketball team won its third straight Olympic gold medal on Sunday defeating Serbia in a 96–66 blowout

The U.S. has won its last 25 Olympic games, in addition to the gold medal streak. 

Kevin Durant led all scorers in the gold medal game with 30 points, while DeMarcus Cousins had 15 rebounds. Every player on the U.S. roster scored in the game.

After the game, many NBA players, American and not, congratulated the team on its big win. 

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The silver medal was Serbia’s first Olympic medal as an independent country. Yugoslavia won silver in 1996. 

Spain took home the bronze medal over Australia. 

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