US Men’s Olympic Team beat Spain, Kevin Durant leads team to Win Basketball Gold, Lebron James joins Michael Jordan

12 Aug
The 2012 mens basketball gold medal Olympic chase was destined to be a rematch of the 2008 gold medal championship against Spain in Beijing. Although Spain put up a hard fought battle against the American dominance, the U.S. detached from Spain in the closing minutes in the final quarter, holding on to a 107-100 victory that established their secound straight Olympic gold medal.
Sunday’s victory was lead by one of the NBA’s most dominante players, Kevin Durant. The 23 year old, 6’9 small forward totalled for 30 points and nine rebounds. Alongside teammate Lebron James who finished the game with 19 points and seven rebounds, and joined Michael Jordan as the only players to win the NBA regular-season MVP, NBA finals MVP, NBA title and Olympic title in the same year.
When it was all said and done the U.S Olympic Mens team took pride in there accomplishment of winning the gold medal for secound time in a row.
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