Team USA destroys Spain in exhibition rematch of 2008 gold medal game

Team USA took on Spain in a rematch of the 2008 gold medal game, and a possible preview of the 2012 gold medal game -- and the American men dominated with a 100-78 win. Kevin Love played only 13 minutes, but he pulled down nine rebounds. The U.S. begins its defense of the gold medal Sunday against France.
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