Gold-medal game is dream scene for Redeem Team

Originally Published: August 24, 2008
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

BEIJING -- "That'll probably go down as one of the greatest Olympic games ever," LeBron James said after Team USA's thrilling 118-107 victory over Spain earned it the gold medal Sunday.

The moment he received his medal, James reached down, grabbed it and stared at it. He held it inches from his eyes and just gazed at it, transfixed. And when they handed him a bouquet of red roses, he held them to his nose and inhaled two huge breaths, the sweet smell of victory filling his nostrils ...

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