July 8, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Team USA guard James Harden, guard Chris Paul, guard Kevin Durant and forward LeBron James during practice at the UNLV Mendenhall Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE

USA Basketball 2012: USA Defeats Spain In Exhibition, 100-78

USA Basketball is, correctly, heavily favored to win it's second consecutive Olympic Gold Medal heading into the 2012 Olympics. Five exhibitions have been completed, all wins for Team USA.

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Team USA Vs. Spain Final Score: Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James Lead USA In 100-78 Win

Team USA men's basketball defeated Spain, 100-78, in a pre-Olympic exhibition in Barcelona, Spain on Tuesday. The U.S. finished 5-0 in exhibition games.

While the U.S. won the game comfortably down the stretch, at halftime, the score was 48-40 in favor of Team USA. Spain's Serge Ibaka was whistled for three goaltending calls in the half which helped the U.S. In the second half, Team USA did not waste time in building a 15-point lead. Despite having center Tyson Chandler foul out with eight minutes left, Team USA was able to defend the painted area well and did not see their lead dwindle.

The U.S. was led by 27 points by Carmelo Anthony, who came off the bench and scored 23 in first half. LeBron James chipped in 25 points. Serge Ibaka gave Spain 16 points in the first half but couldn't add any points to his total in the second half. Pau Gasol led Spain with 19 points.

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Team USA Vs. Great Britain Final Score: Deron Williams, Carmelo Anthony Pace USA In 118-78 Win

Team USA men's basketball defeated Great Britain, 118-78, in Manchester, England on Thursday in a tune-up game before the 2012 London Olympics.

The U.S. improved to 3-0 in their pre-Olympic exhibition games by dominating Great Britain in the painted area. By the end of the game, Team USA had outscored Team GB, 64-18, in the paint. The U.S. was greatly aided by 28 turnovers from their opponent. Team USA had only nine turnovers for the game and 34 fast break points. While the game was comfortably in hand for the U.S. by halftime, a 34-18 third quarter put the contest completely out of reach for Great Britain.

Team USA was led by 19 points from Nets point guard Deron Williams and Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. The U.S. had four other players reach double figures in scoring including Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook who missed a double-double by one assist (15 points, 9 assists). Great Britain and Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng was 3/5 from behind the arc and led all scorers with 25 points.

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Team USA Basketball: TV Coverage, Streaming, Live Updates And More

Team USA will be looking to go 3-0 in their international friendly matches as they take on Great Britain on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. EDT.

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Team USA Basketball The Rightful Favorite, But Holes Are Evident

USA Basketball is, correctly, heavily favored to win it's second consecutive Olympic Gold Medal, but a lack of size and perimeter shooting could open the door for another squad to turn the tables on the Americans.

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