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NBA players react as Carmelo Anthony lifts Team USA to victory

Carmelo Anthony led the United States to a win over Australia on Wednesday with a game-high 31 points, and NBA players reacted online.
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Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony led the United States to a close 98–88 victory over Australia on Wednesday evening, which had the internet buzzing.

Anthony finished with a game-high 31 points and eight rebounds, to go with an assist and two steals. He hit several key jumpers down the stretch, and finished 9-of-15 from three.

NBA players watching back at home reacted as Anthony drilled shot after shot in an unusually close Olympic contest.

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Team USA is now 3–0 in the preliminary round, and will play again on Friday evening against Serbia in the fourth of five games in group play.

– Kenny Ducey