After winning a gold in the men’s basketball, the USA women continued their nation’s superiority in the sports by winning the Final game. This is USA’s seventh consecutive olympic gold in women’s basketball. USA took down Japan 90-75 as the host nation nabbed a silver medal.
Japan couldn’t contain Britney Griner as she piled up 30 points on a team that lacked anyone who could match up to her size. Japan exceeded the expectations by making it to the Gold medal game and guard Rui Machida spearheaded their effort by dishing out 12.5 APG.