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Team USA Basketball Defeats Spain, 107-100, For Gold Medal

Team USA men's basketball has won another gold medal, defeating Spain on Sunday, 107-100. It was a thrilling contest that saw Spain at times take slight leads over the United States, but in the end the United States was too much to keep down. The United States held a one-point lead entering the fourth quarter and pulled away for the seven-point victory.

Kevin Durant led the United States with 30 points and 9 rebounds while LeBron James added 19 and Kobe Bryant scored 17. As a team, the United States made 15 of 37 three-point shots and hit 48.6 percent of all its shots.

New Nuggets player Andre Iguodala didn't receive much playing time, but he did grab a rebound while he was on the court. Former Nuggets swingman Rudy Fernandez put in 14 points for Spain in the loss. Pau Gasol led Spain with 24 points while Juan Carlos Navarro put in 21 points.

Team USA will look for a third straight gold medal in 2016 when the Summer Olympics take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

For more on Iguodala, visit Nuggets blog Denver Stiffs.

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