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Olympic Medal: M Basketball

Aug. 12, 2012 at 12:20 PM

LONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The United States won the Olympic gold medal Sunday in men's basketball.

The superstars from the NBA fought off Spain in the championship game 107-100 to win the Olympic title for the second straight Games and for the fifth time out of the last six.

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Spain also lost to the Americans in the gold medal game four years ago.

The bronze medal went to Russia, which defeated Argentina 81-77 in the third-place game.

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