Kemba Walker scored 23 points and Myles Turner added 15 to give Team USA a 102-86 win over Australia on Thursday in a World Cup warm-up game. Old mate took to Twitter to claim he probably would have been better off watching the action at home, despite forking out $1500 on a ticket.
Many took to social media to vent their anger, with some comparing the match to the ill-fated Fyre Festival, a fraudulent luxury music festival in the Bahamas made into a popular Netflix documentary. "Things are going to go the other way in some games".
Other Australian NBA standouts not playing include Thon Maker (NBA commitments), Ryan Broekhoff (birth of his child) and Dante Exum (injury).
But they boast top young talent and will use the games in Australia to refine their identity.
A general view of Melbourne's Marvel Stadium where Australia hosted Team USA. Neither Curry nor James is on the U.S. roster for the World Cup.
While it was a spectacular sight from the raised seats, those who were on "the floor" who paid hundreds of dollars for their seats had limited viewing.
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