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Olympic men's basketball:Australia VS Italy

7/27/2021 8:25:03 AM

On July 28th, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Australia is about to fight against Italy. Australia defeated Nigeria 84-65 in the first Olympic group stage and scored a good start. Mills scored a game-high 25 points and 6 assists in defeating Nigeria. , Once again proved his ability in the international arena, the 2019 World Cup Mills averaged a team-high 22.8 points per game, the 2016 Olympic Games can score the second-highest 21.3 points per game.


In the first group match, Australia made 11 of 24 three-pointers and made 45.8% of the three-pointers. In the past 4 games, Australia has averaged 13 three-pointers per game, with a three-point percentage of 44.4%. Australia has the good scoring ability. Australia has averaged 92.5 points per game in the past 3 warm-up matches and 1 Olympic group stage. Italy is inside. Most of them are spatial players. The team relies more on the outside touch. The performance of Baynes, Langdale, and Nicholas Kay in the Australian team will also be the key to the game. Australia sent 21 assists in the first group match. At the same time, there were 21 turnovers, while Italy only made 9 turnovers while sending 20 assists.


Italy's first Olympic group match defeated Germany 92-82 and made a good start. Five Italian players scored in double figures in the first group match. Fontecchio scored a team-high 20 points, Tonut and Galina Li averaged 18 points, Meli scored 13 points and 9 rebounds, Mannion scored 10 points and sent the most 7 assists in the game. Italy made 15 of 31 three-pointers in the first group match and made 48.4% of the three-pointers. Among them, Fontecio made 5 of 5 three-pointers and Gallinari made 2 of 2 three-pointers. In the past 4 games, Italy has averaged 14 three-pointers per game, with a 44.1% three-pointer percentage.


Italy's two-point shooting percentage in the first group stage was as high as 51.4%, while Australia's two-point shooting percentage was only 36.2%. Italy has the good scoring ability. Italy has averaged 90.8 points per game in the past four official games. Rona was in a sluggish state in the first group stage. He did not score 0 of 6 shots in 23 minutes of the game. The plus or minus value is the only negative value of -13 in the team. On the whole, although both sides won the first game, But the Australian team has played more steadily, with Mills' international super scorer, and more optimistic about Australia's second victory. So what do you think?

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