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Durant becomes the top scorer in US men’s history

SAITAMA, Japan – Kevin Durant is the leading men’s goalscorer in US Olympic basketball history today.

Durant scored a 3-point win in Saturday night’s 119-84 win over the Czech Republic in the second quarter, earning him 337 points in his Olympic career Carmelo Anthony.

Durant finished with 23 points in the 8-of-11 shooting, which earned him 354 points with Team USA.

Anthony scored 336 points in his four Olympics. Durant is playing for the third time.

Durant was the Americans’ top scorer in both 2012 and 2016, scoring 30 points each in the gold medal game.

LeBron James, who does not play in Tokyo, ranks third on the list for Team USA with 273 points.

Durant is still a long way from being the top scorer in Olympic history. The Brazilian Oscar Schmidt scored 1,093 points and the Australian Andrew Gaze 789. Both took part in five Olympic Games.

Pau Gasol from Spain and Luis Scola from Argentina currently play in fifth place and occupy third and fourth places.

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