Jackson caps WCup career with bronze, Australia beats Canada

SYDNEY (AP) — Lauren Jackson admitted she could not have imagined a greater finishing to her Hall of Fame career.

Jackson willed Australia to a win within the bronze medal recreation at basketball’s World Cup, scoring 30 issues to guide the Opals to a 95-65 win over Canada on Saturday.

“I could have never dreamed of this,” Jackson mentioned. “I will’t believe it. I will’t if truth be told articulate how I believe at the moment. It’s a dream come true. The incontrovertible fact that it is over, there is not anything bittersweet. It’s so, so particular and I’ve the excitement doing it right here. It’s been absolute best.”

It used to be a throwback efficiency for the 41-year-old mother, who got here again to the Opals after retiring in 2016 as a result of accidents. Jackson mentioned on social media Saturday that this might be her ultimate recreation for Australia and that she used to be “lucky to have this opportunity to represent Australia and also say goodbye. I didn’t get that chance all those years ago.”

“To say goodbye this way is just magnificent,” Jackson said. “I couldn’t imagine that.”

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