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Locals watch: Cousins, Team USA into semis

DeMarcus Cousins, right, of Team USA shoots over Argentina’s Luis Scola in Wednesday’s win in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
DeMarcus Cousins, right, of Team USA shoots over Argentina’s Luis Scola in Wednesday’s win in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Associated Press

What athletes with Sacramento-area connections are up to at the Summer Olympics:

DeMarcus Cousins, Kings, basketball: Cousins had 15 points in 13 minutes in the U.S. men’s 105-78 quarterfinal victory over Argentina on Wednesday. Next: Friday’s semifinal against Spain (11:30 a.m., NBCSN).

Kate Grace, Sacramento, track and field: The NorCal Distance Project runner finished third in her 800-meter heat Wednesday in 1 minute, 59.96 seconds to advance to Thursday’s semifinals. The final is Saturday.

Bee Sports staff

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