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Brazil rallies to beat Spain

Updated: August 7, 2012, 10:00 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- Spain lost to Brazil, then had to play defense.

Questioned if they played to win, the Spaniards insisted they didn't intentionally lose their final Olympic preliminary round game to Brazil in order to avoid an earlier matchup with the U.S. in single-elimination play starting Wednesday.

"No. Never," said Spain guard Jose Calderon. "This is not our team, this is not the way we play, this is not the way. We've been together since I don't know how many years, and we always play ...

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