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A recap of the best basketball moments from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

The United States men's and women's basketball teams once again emerged victorious at the Olympics. For the women the Rio Games were their sixth straight Olympic title, and for the men it was their third straight gold medal run.

The 2016 Olympics marked the end of the line for Olympic greats Carmelo Anthony, Tamika Catchings, Manu Ginobili and Manu Ginobili. While others, like Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Luis Scola, will wait and see what the future holds.

The men's and women's basketball tournaments were highlighted by incredibly competitive games, highlight-generating blowouts and memorable performances from the sport's biggest stars. What follows are the top moments from basketball at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.