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United States wins men's basketball gold

Posted by Matt Pepin, Boston.com Staff  August 12, 2012 11:30 AM

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300durant.jpgThe United States won the gold medal in men's basketball today at the Olympics in London, beating Spain in the championship game, 107-100.

Kevin Durant scored 30 points, LeBron James had 19 and Kobe Bryant 17 to lead the Americans.

The game was a rematch of the 2008 Olympic gold-medal game in Beijing.

The United States was undefeated throughout the Olympic tournament. Spain lost two games in the preliminary round.

Pau Gasol led Spain with 24 points.

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