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Sue Bird added an alternate gold decoration to her officially amazing U.s. b-ball resume.

Fledgling turned into the most-adorned player in big showdown history when the Americans won a second in a row gold with a 77-64 triumph over Spain on Sunday night.

Maya Moore added more honors to her stellar 2014 battle Sunday, winning MVP respects as the U.s. ladies caught their second continuous gold award at the big showdown. 

Story Flying creature has won three gold decorations and a bronze.

While Bird was brisk to divert what winning a fourth decoration intended to her, mentor Geno Auriemma was speedy to store adulate on his point monitor.

Maya Moore scored 18 focuses and earned MVP respects for the competition.

Lindsay Whalen included 12 focuses for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold award diversion in the big showdown since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. With the exception of a hiccup in 2006 when the Americans lost to Russia in the elimination rounds, they have won each Olympic and big showdown amusement since 1996. Notwithstanding that irritated in Brazil, the U.s. would have five straight world titles.PAY PER HEAD

Behind solid hostile bouncing back, the Spaniards encouraged to inside 24-17, yet then Whalen assumed control. She had nine focuses amid a 13-0 run by the Americans spreading over the end of the first and begin of the second quarter to make it a 20-point diversion. Whalen finished the first quarter with a fantastic drive that finished with a floater in the path just before the signal.

Amid the blast, Diana Taurasi tossed a pinpoint go to a streaking Seimone Augustus for an alternate lay-in and the U.s. was off and running.

The Americans headed 48-29 at the half. It was business as usual in the second half for the U.s., which headed by 25 focuses before Spain shut the amusement with a 14-2 run.

While Taurasi just scored six focuses, she had eight aids. All the more significantly Taurasi was a piece of a stellar protective exertion by the U.s. on Spain's star Alba Torrens. She scored 28 focuses in Spain's elimination round win over Turkey yet was held scoreless for the initial 26 minutes of the amusement.

She at last hit a 3-pointer with 4:11 left in the second from last quarter, yet that just made it a 21-point diversion. She completed with 10 focuses.

In different amusements Sunday, Australia directed Turkey 74-44 to win the bronze award. Canada topped China 61-53 to complete fifth and France beat Serbia 88-74 for seventh spot.