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Tony Parker reacts to France upsetting Team USA in FIBA World Cup

Tony Parker reacts to France upsetting Team USA in FIBA World Cup

The Americans lost 89-79 to France in the quarterfinals, ending their World Cup run in China prematurely. United States of America entered the game with a 58-game win streak in major worldwide competitions, which tells you all you need to know. Marcus Smart scored 11 points off the bench for Team USA and Kemba Walker added 10 points.

It was the play of center Rudy Gobert that separated France from the U.S.

Wednesday's loss came to a French team with National Basketball Association players Evan Fournier and Rudy Gobert, who combined for 43 points.

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Team USA's hopes of winning a third consecutive FIBA gold medal - and sixth consecutive worldwide gold medal - are now over.

As well as winning the past two World Cups, they have also won the past three Olympic titles. The U.S. will clearly have to make some major tweaks to the roster before the Olympics get underway. Those two teams will go head-to-head on Friday, while Team USA will face off against Nikola Jokic and Serbia in a consolation game on Thursday. The last time they failed to do so was back at the 2006 World Cup as they won a bronze medal.

Mitchell finished with a game-high 29 points for Team USA and was on pace to eclipse Kevin Durant's single-game record of 38 against Lithuania at the 2010 World Championship.