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Markelle Fultz and Michael Porter Jr. combine for highlight play in win over Brazil

The two future Dawgs will likely never be in purple and gold together, but they are still fun to watch.

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Watch Markelle Fultz deflect the ball leading to a steal, then run the fastbreak culminating in a lob to Michael Porter Jr.


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The USA U18 men’s team routed Brazil in the Semi-Finals 88-48. Porter Jr. led Team USA with 17 points in 16 minutes on 6-9 shooting. The unselfish Fultz recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 assists in just 19 minutes. Fultz did not have a single turnover in the game, but managed six steals.

Team USA plays Canada today for the championship. Fultz will face his Damatha Catholic High School teammate Nate Darling in a game scheduled for a 5:15 PDT tip-off on FIBA’s Youtube channel.

Fultz had several highlight plays, including a vicious one-handed dunk for the game’s second basket. Watch the full game against Brazil here. The action starts at about the 13-minute mark.