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Team USA will battle for a gold medal on Friday after trumping Australia in an Olympics semifinal match. The Americans defeated Australia 97–78 after breaking the game open in the third quarter. Kevin Durant finished with 23 points in 30 minutes of action, going 10–19 from the field and adding nine rebounds and two assists. Devin Booker chipped in 20 points. Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton each had 11. The Americans fell behind by six by the end of the first quarter but had pulled within three by halftime. They went on a huge run, scoring 22 more points than Australia in the third quarter and effectively ending the game. “It was a very good win against another outstanding basketball team with great culture and great tradition,” Team USA coach Gregg Popovich told reporters after the game. “Big win for us. Another slow start, which we talked about before the …