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Jayson Tatum takes his turn in the Olympic spotlight

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Kevin Durant had just passed Carmelo Anthony for the most career points in USA Olympic men's basketball history, but the Nets star saw something more in what had just taken place Saturday in the Americans' easy 119-84 win over the Czech Republic on the final day of group play.
Durant ignited the U.S. following a slow first quarter by the team on the way to a 23-point performance. But Jayson Tatum stepped up as the finisher, scoring 21 of his 27 points in the second half.
He shot 10-for-16, 5-for-10 from downtown, and after two quiet games against France and Iran, stamped the Americans'...
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