United States wins men's basketball Olympic gold
2008-08-24 08:43:53 GMT 2008-08-24 16:43:53 (Beijing Time) Xinhua
Kobe Bryant of the U.S. dunks the ball during Men's Gold Medal Game- Game 76 between Spain and the United States of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games basketball event at Olympic Basketball Gymnasium in Beijing, China, Aug. 24, 2008. The U.S. beat Spain and won the gold medal of the event. (Xinhua Photo)
BEIJING, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The United States defeated Spain 118-107 to take the men's basketball gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Sunday.
The bronze medal went to Argentina who downed Lithuania 87-75.