Team USA Basketball Wins 2012 Olympic Gold Medal vs Spain

By on Aug 13, 2012 in Basketball, Sports Comments
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Team USA won their gold medal match against Spain, 107-100, in the 2012 London Olympic final game held at the North Greenwich Arena on Sunday, August 12, 2012.

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds. LeBron James added 19 points and Kobe Bryant had 17 for the USA National Basketball Team.

Pau Gasol scored 24 points while Juan Carlos Navarro contributed 21 points for Spain.

Several players from Team USA were in foul trouble as early as the third quarter. However, the athleticism of the Americans carried them past the Spaniards.

Team USA led by eight at the end of the first quarter, 35-27. Spain rallied in the second quarter to close halftime at 59-58 in favor of the US National team.

Terrific three point shooting by Durant and James in the end game sealed the win for the Americans.

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