Mercury Play Big Part in USA Gold Medal Win

(AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

The USA Women’s Basketball Team took the Gold Medal in the Tokyo Olympics late Saturday night, rolling past Japan 90-75  to claim their seventh consecutive gold medal. Phoenix Mercury players Diana Taurasi (5th gold medal), Brittney Griner, and Skylar Diggins-Smith all played in the title game for the United States. 

Griner would dominate on both ends of the court, scoring 30 points on just 18 shots in 32 minutes. She’d chip in with 3 blocked shots and 5 rebounds.