WATCH: 18-Year-Old Jamal Murray Leads Canada Over USA in Pan Am Games

by July 25, 2015

Incoming Kentucky freshman guard Jamal Murray scored 22 points in the fourth quarter and OT to lead Canada to a 111-108 win over the USA in the Pan American Games on Friday. During overtime, the 18-year-old from suburban Toronto hit back-to-back threes to give Canada its final lead.

After the game, Canada’s general manager, Steve Nash, spoke very highly of the 6-4 guard: “He’s got such balls and he’s not afraid of the moment, he embraces the moment and that’s why he’s very, very special.”

Canada goes for gold on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. EST, taking on Brazil.