Team USA 2012: Americans Face Spaniards Before Olympics

Team USA takes on the Spain team in what is undoubtedly their biggest rivalry on the international scene. This Americans are coming off an 86-80 win against Argentina over the weekend and look for similar results in their final exhibition game before the Olympics get started officially.

The Spaniards are led by the Gasol brothers, Pau and Mark, as well as Oklahoma City Thunder big man Serge Ibaka. What plagues the Americans is inside play and size and Spain has the clear advantage there. But Team USA is believed to have the best basketball players and overall athletes, so this is set to be an interesting head-to-head. The play of Tyson Chandler will obviously be key here, since he's the Americans' only true experienced big.

A win for Team USA would make them 5-0 in exhibition play.

Read more coverage on the Olympics at the SB Nation Olympic hub page here. Check out SB Nation Atlanta for local sports news updates. Be sure to subscribe to our Youtube Channel here for video commentary.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Atlanta

You must be a member of SB Nation Atlanta to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Atlanta. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Atlanta

You must be a member of SB Nation Atlanta to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Atlanta. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.