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Anthony Edwards sparks Team USA comeback against Germany


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Anthony Edwards sparks Team USA comeback against Germany

DUNK. Anthony Edwards in action for Team USA during a tune-up game against Germany.

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Team USA goes perfect in its slate of exhibition games before the squad starts its FIBA World Cup campaign

Anthony Edwards scored 14 of his game-high 34 points in a decisive fourth quarter to complete a Team USA comeback for a 99-91 win against Germany in a World Cup exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Sunday, August 20 (Monday, August 21, Manila time).

Germany built a 16-point third-quarter lead and led by as many as 9 in the fourth quarter before the Americans went on an 18-0 run to take control.

Edwards, who went 11-of-21 from the field and 8-for-8 from the line, has emerged as Team USA’s top scoring option during the World Cup exhibition slate, averaging 18.8 points.

The Minnesota Timberwolves star’s heroics polished off a perfect 5-0 record for the United States in exhibition play before the squad starts its World Cup schedule against New Zealand on August 26. –

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