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Team USA Basketball Recap: LeBron James Scores 30 Points In Win Against Brazil

It wasn't a pretty start for Team USA when they played Brazil on Monday night, but they eventually got it together and cruised for an 80-69 win. LeBron James led all scorers with 30 points and there was little that any Brazil defender could do against the NBA's regular season and Finals MVP.

At one point, Team USA trailed Brazil 27-17. Russell Westrbook missed a point blank fastbreak layup and Kevin Durant struggled to handle a lob that he's converted on a gazillion times in the NBA. The team just looked out of rhythm in the beginning. Then everything started to click, and the superior talent prevailed for the USA.

If you watch Team USA run the fast break, it could be the single most dominate part of the Olympic viewing experience in London.

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