Team USA Basketball: Americans Win Gold Medal Game Over Spain, 107-100

Spain gave Team USA their best shot in the men's basketball Gold Medal Game, but it would be the Americans that would come out on top with a 107-100 win.

Kevin Durant had another huge game, scoring a game-high 30 points while LeBron James added 19 points and clutch baskets down the stretch.

Spain forward Pau Gasol gave the Americans fits down low, scoring 24 points, but an eye injury caused him to miss a critical stretch in which the Americans got separation from Spain.

After jumping out to an eight point lead after one quarter, Spain cut the deficit to one point at halftime and even at the end of the third quarter. However the defense of Chris Paul and the shooting of James down the stretch helped the U.S. get by.

This is the second consecutive gold medal in men's basketball for Team USA.

For a complete schedule of events and dates medals will be awarded, visit NBC Sports' official Olympic website. For complete coverage from the 2012 London Olympics, keep checking this StoryStream and visit SB Nation's Olympics hub.

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