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FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019: United States vs. Canada exhibition live updates, highlights, stats and more

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Jayson Tatum, Melvin Ejim [Getty Images]

The United States responded well in their first contest following this weekend's loss.

Team USA dominated Team Canada throughout the game's entirety, playing physical defence to hold Canada to just 68 points.

Jaylen Brown did the majority of the damage for the United States, finishing with 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting from the field. Kyle Wiltjer (21 points) and Khem Birch (13 points) were the only two Canadians who could seem to get anything going.

USA finished their exhibition stint with a record of 3-1 while Canada finished with a solid record of 3-2.

If you missed any of the action, we had you covered with live stats, updates, highlights and more from this contest below!

Final: Team USA 84, Team Canada 68

Live stats

Though Canada ends the game on a 7-0 run after switching to a tough-nosed full court press, Team USA closes out the victory by 16 points. Kyle Wiltjer got hot in the final frame and finished the contest as the game's leading scorer with 21 points. Jaylen Brown's 19 points led the United States while Myles Turner's double-double of 10 points and 15 rebounds helped bring the team to victory.

Just a minute and a half remaining as the United States lead 82-61. Kyle Wiltjer is gunning for the game's highest scorer, as he's up to 18 points for the contest.

Team USA's lead is up to 20 points at 74-54 as Canada is having trouble keeping up offensively. Khem Birch (13 points) and Kyle Wiltjer (15 points) are the only players in double figures for Canada.

End of third quarter: Team USA 64, Team Canada 47

The United States have a commanding 17-point lead with one quarter to play. Jaylen Brown (19 points), Donovan Mitchell (12 points) and Kemba Walker (10 points) have led the Red, White and Blue. USA is shooting 53% from 2-point range, which has been a major difference-maker to Canada's 29% field goal percentage.

Khem Birch is now up to 11 points and six rebounds while Kyle Wiltjer has started to get going with 10 points for Canada.

Same story line as the first half - Canada has no answer for Jaylen Brown. Brown is up to a game-high 19 points for the United States, getting to the basket at will for layup after layup.

Khem Birch has started out the second half with six points for Canada but they still trail USA 56-41. Jaylen Brown found his Celtics teammate Jayson Tatum on the break and Tatum put on a show for the crowd in Sydney.

Halftime: Team USA 46, Team Canada 31

The United States have a 15-point lead behind Jaylen Brown's 13 points and Donovan Mitchell's 12 points. Rebounding remains the biggest difference in the game, out-boarding Canada 30-20. What's kept the game within reach - USA's 10 turnovers.

Canada still appears to have lids on the rim, shooting 12-for-43 (27%) from the field in the first half. Kevin Pangos and Khem Birch's five points apiece leads Canada in scoring.

What a finish to the half! Marcus Smart hits the floor for a loose ball, Khris Middleton gets the outlet pass and he pushes the ball up the floor to feed Donovan Mitchell for an alley-oop as the halftime buzzer sounds!

Canada has started to knock down its shots but the United States remain in the lead 38-30 with 1:46 to go in the half thanks to another six quick points from Jaylen Brown. The Celtics shooting guard buried a 3-ball then attacked the rim for an and-1 to get USA back to a comfortable lead. Brown now has a game-high 13 points.

Jaylen Brown is providing a scoring punch off of the bench for the United States. He has seven points, asserting himself to the rim with ease to keep Team USA in the lead 30-23. Canada is starting to find their offensive groove a bit but are still shooting 27% from the field. An offensive rebound and putback and-1 from Owen Klassen has trimmed the United States lead.

End of first quarter: Team USA 20, Team Canada 9

The United States have held Canada to their lowest scoring total after one frame this exhibition season. Team USA is crushing Canada on the boards by a margin of 18-9. Canada is also shooting a frightening 4-for-20 from the field after the first quarter.

Donovan Mitchell's six points leads Team USA while Kemba Walker has four points after a buzzer-beating and-1 finish at the rim to end the quarter. Melvin Ejim's three points leads Canada.

Miles Turner with a big block that sends the crowd into a frenzy!

The United States are off to a hot start taking an early 11-4 lead midway through the first period. Donovan Mitchell has a quick five points while Canada has started this contest 2-for-11 from the field. Team USA is out-rebounding Canada 11-3 at the first stoppage in play.

Pregame

The starting lineups are in and the United States will go with their fifth different starting unit in five exhibition tune-ups.

Khem Birch is getting loose in Sydney!

Jayson Tatum is feeling his jumper ahead of the United States' matchup with Canada!

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