Kevin Durant is expected to commit to Team USA Basketball for next month's Tokyo Olympics, Shams Charania reported for the The Athletic and Stadium. 

Durant and the Brooklyn Nets were eliminated from the NBA playoffs in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Saturday night. With a shortened offseason as the NBA gets back to its standard season tipoff time following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, many NBA stars may opt not to represent the U.S. this summer.

The Milwaukee Bucks advanced over the Nets with a 115-111 overtime victory despite Durant's 48 points, nine rebounds and six assists. It was the most scored by a player in a Game 7 in NBA history. 

The Nets forced a shot clock violation to give themselves a final possession trailing by two in regulation. Durant nearly sent Brooklyn into the conference semifinals hitting what appeared to be a contested 3-pointer with less than two seconds left. But on review it was clear his toes were slightly over the arc, reverting it back to a two-point shot and sending the game to overtime.  

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