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Turner, USA Close World Cup with Win Over Poland

Myles Turner and thee USA Basketball Men's National Team closed out the 2019 World Cup on a winning note, beating Poland in the seventh-place game on Saturday in Beijing, 87-74.

Turner started at center once again and tallied seven points, eight rebounds, and four blocks in 21:14. The 23-year-old Pacers big man started all eight games of the World Cup for the United States.

The USA seized control of Saturday's contest early, closing the first quarter with a 10-0 run to open up a 14-point lead. Turner helped them stretch the margin to as many as 19 points in the second quarter, where he knocked down a 3-pointer and blocked two shots.