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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in the first (Credit: Getty Images)

Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in the first quarter against Australia during the men's basketball quarterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

USA 119, Australia 86

Kobe Bryant scored 20 points as Team USA beat Australia, 119-86, in the men's basketball quarterfinals at the London 2012 Olympics.

Team USA's LeBron James drives to the basket
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Team USA's LeBron James drives to the basket against Australia during a men's quarterfinals basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Kobe Bryant bites his jersey in the first
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Kobe Bryant bites his jersey in the first quarter of a game against Australia during the men's basketball quaterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Australia's Matt Nielsen, left, covers Team USA's Kobe
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Australia's Matt Nielsen, left, covers Team USA's Kobe Bryant on a drive to the basket during a men's quarterfinals basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 8, 2012)

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Kobe Bryant looks on while taking on Australia
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Kobe Bryant looks on while taking on Australia in the first half during the men's basketball quaterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Team USA's Carmelo Anthony, left, is covered by
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Team USA's Carmelo Anthony, left, is covered by Australia's Mark Worthington during a men's quarterfinals basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 8, 2012)

LeBron James reacts in the first half while
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LeBron James reacts in the first half while taking on Australia during the men's basketball quarterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Kobe Bryant passes the ball around the head
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Kobe Bryant passes the ball around the head of David Andersen of Australia in the first half during the men's basketball quarterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in the first
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Tyson Chandler dunks the ball in the first quarter against Australia during the men's basketball quarterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

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LeBron James scores in the first half against
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LeBron James scores in the first half against Australia during a men's basketball quarterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

LeBron Jameslooks on while taking on Australia during
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LeBron Jameslooks on while taking on Australia during a men's basketball quarterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Aug. 8, 2012)

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