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Team USA as good as gold again

Americans overcome size issues to outlast Spain for second straight Olympic gold

Originally Published: August 12, 2012
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

LONDON -- When the game was mercifully over and another gold-medal escape was finally secured, Chris Paul made one last mad dash to the ball. Unveiling his best Usain Bolt, Paul darted all the way across the floor to quickly snatch it away from Team USA rookie Anthony Davis and hustle it back to the bench.

This time, Paul made sure that he'd be taking the ball home.

This time, uncomfortably close as it was, Paul and LeBron James and Kobe Bryant -- as well as a pretty pivotal ...

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