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USA's Lebron James, right, and teammate Tyson Chandler (Credit: AP)

USA's Lebron James, right, and teammate Tyson Chandler argue a call during a men's basketball game against Argentina at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

USA 126 , Argentina 97

The U.S. Men's Basketball team defeated Argentina by 126-97 and have claimed the top seeded spot going into the quarter-finals.

USA's Lebron James, right, and teammate Tyson Chandler
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USA's Lebron James, right, and teammate Tyson Chandler argue a call during a men's basketball game against Argentina at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

United States'Tyson Chandler, center, jumps for a rebound
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United States'Tyson Chandler, center, jumps for a rebound against Argentina's Carlos Delfino (10) and Argentina's Manu Ginobili, top, during a preliminary men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

United States' Kobe Bryant, left, is defended by
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United States' Kobe Bryant, left, is defended by Argentina's Manu Ginobili, right, during a preliminary men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

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USA's Lebron James (6) fouls Argentina's Juan Gutierrez
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USA's Lebron James (6) fouls Argentina's Juan Gutierrez on a drive to the basket during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

USA's Lebron James, left, drives to the basket
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USA's Lebron James, left, drives to the basket against Argentina's Juan Gutierrez during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

USA's Kobe Bryant (10) drives past Argentina's Leonardo
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USA's Kobe Bryant (10) drives past Argentina's Leonardo Gutierrez during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

United States' Kobe Bryant, left, is defended by
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United States' Kobe Bryant, left, is defended by Argentina's Manu Ginobili, right, during a preliminary men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug 6, 2012)

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