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London Olympics 2012: Team USA men's hoops wins gold

Basketball players for the United States and Spain

Basketball players for the United States and Spain shake hand before the start of the men's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

The United States topped Spain in the men's basketball gold medal game for the second straight Olympics.

United States' LeBron James, left, and Tyson Chandler
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United States' LeBron James, left, and Tyson Chandler celebrate after defeating Spain, 107-100, to win the men's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 1`2, 2012)

Members of the United States basketball team celebrate
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Members of the United States basketball team celebrate after defeating Spain in the men's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' LeBron James and Kevin Durant celebrate
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United States' LeBron James and Kevin Durant celebrate after the United States defeated Spain to win the men's gold medal basketball game. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' LeBron James reacts during the men's
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United States' LeBron James reacts during the men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' Kevin Durant (5) slam dunks to
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United States' Kevin Durant (5) slam dunks to score over Spain's Pau Gasol, left, during the men's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' LeBron James dunks over Spain's Sergio
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United States' LeBron James dunks over Spain's Sergio Llull during a men's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Members of the United States basketball team talk
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Members of the United States basketball team talk before the start of the fourth quarter during the men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' Kevin Durant reacts during a men's
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United States' Kevin Durant reacts during a men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' LeBron James dunks during the men's
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United States' LeBron James dunks during the men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' Chris Paul gives directions during the
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United States' Chris Paul gives directions during the men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Fans cheer for the United States men's basketball
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Fans cheer for the United States men's basketball team during the gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' coach Michael Krzyzewski watches during the
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United States' coach Michael Krzyzewski watches during the men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

United States' LeBron James has some fun before
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United States' LeBron James has some fun before the start of the men's gold medal basketball game against Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Basketball players for the United States and Spain
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Basketball players for the United States and Spain shake hand before the start of the men's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

The United States and Spain tip-off for the
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The United States and Spain tip-off for the start of the men's gold medal basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

A fan waits for the start of the
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A fan waits for the start of the men's gold medal basketball game between USA and Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. (Aug. 12, 2012)

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