The United States, fiercely challenged in a brilliant game played at breakneck speed, beat an inspired Spain 107-100 to win the Olympic gold medal in men’s basketball at North Greenwich Arena on Sunday.
With Kevin Durant leading the way with 30 points, the U.S. retained their Olympic title in a rematch of their closely-fought 2008 final in Beijing.
The Games come out swinging Saturday with a heavyweight bout in the pool as current Olympic champion Michael Phelps battles time and hungry countryman Ryan Lochte. Who will land the knockout blow? View our breakdown of Phelps vs. Lochte.