In addition to his four dozen points, Doncic finished his first Olympic game with 11 rebounds and five assists. He scored 31 points in the first half. Doncic’s 48-point effort tied him with Eddie Palubinskas, who led Australia to a win at the 1976 Montreal Games.
Luka Doncic Scores 48 Points, Leads Slovenia to First Olympic Basketball Win – news 5 Dallas-Fort Worth The Olympic scoring record in men’s basketball belongs to Oscar Schmidt. The Brazilian Hall of Famer finished with 55 points in 1988.
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