Kevin Durant breaks Olympic scoring record for Team USA, which advances to knockout stage with win over Czech Republic

Kevin Durant in Team USA-Czech Republic at Tokyo Olympics
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Kevin Durant had been eying Carmelo Anthony‘s Team USA career Olympic scoring record for years.

Durant got it Saturday.

Durant had 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead the United States to a 119-84 win over the Czech Republic.

The Americans advance to the eight-team knockout stage, where they’ll face Italy or the Slovenia-Spain loser in a quarterfinal.

The blowout loss eliminates the Czech Republic.

After falling behind by nine early, the U.S. dominated. Jayson Tatum scored 27 points.

But the day belonged to Durant, who now tops all American men’s basketball players in Olympic scoring: