July 24, 2012
Carmelo Anthony of the U.S. (center) dives for the ball against Serge Ibaka of Spain (left) and Pau Gasol during an exhibition match between Spain and the United States on Tuesday in Barcelona, Spain, in preparation for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Gold medal at stake or nothing at all, the U.S. Olympic basketball team was bringing its best Tuesday. Being back on the Dream Team’s turf required it. Carmelo Anthony came off the bench to score 23 of his 27 points in the first half, and the Americans beat Spain 100-78 in a rematch of the 2008 gold-medal game — and possible preview of the next one.