Opals push USA in final hit-out before Rio

Team USA were made to work hard for their 104-89 win over the Opals in their final hit-out before the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Madison Square Garden, New York. Opals vs USA at Madison Square Garden | Credit: icevests.com In what proved to be an entertaining game of women's international basketball, it was a 35-23 third term in favour of Team USA that ultimately saw them hold off the Opals for the win. Encouraging for Australia was the performance of Elizabeth Cambage who dominated offensively and caused the US side all kinds of headaches. Cambage delivered a game-high 22 points ( 8/15 FG) with 8 rebounds in a performance for which her opponents had no answer in containing her.

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