The USA 3×3 basketball team extended their six-game winning streak, downing China in a late-game thriller on Monday.
Kelsey Plum drained the game-winning shot, putting the U.S up 21-19 with just over 30 seconds left on the clock.
#3x3 Semifinal Berth Secured pic.twitter.com/Cofxy8AGan— USA Basketball 3x3 (@usab3x3) July 26, 2021
#3x3 Semifinal Berth Secured pic.twitter.com/Cofxy8AGan
Plum led the team in points with 10, adding three rebounds to the U.S.’ effort. Allisha Gray notched five points, five rebounds and three blocks, while Stefanie Dolson collected six rebounds and dished out three assists for Team USA. Jackie Young rounded out the squad’s victory with two rebounds and one assist.
Sunday’s win secured Team USA a spot in the tournament’s semifinals. The U.S. will finish the preliminary round competition on Tuesday with the team’s match against Japan.