Spain jumped out to a 20-2 lead to begin the Group B matchup with Russia at the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday and went into the second quarter with a 28-11 lead, but the Russians fought back valiantly in the second and third quarters outscoring the Spaniards 21-12 and 24-13 respectively and ultimately coming away with a three-point victory, 77-74.
Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol had 20 points and grabbed five rebounds while his brother, Marc Gasol, an All-Star center for the Memphis Grizzlies scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds, but it wasn't enough to hold off Russia.
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