Team USA Basketball Vs. Spain Halftime Score: Americans Lead In Gold Medal Game, 59-58

Team USA went into halftime with a 59-58 lead over Spain in the gold medal game at the London Olympics on Sunday. The Americans were in control from the beginning, with a 35-27 lead after the first quarter despite the sharp shooting of Juan Carlos Navarro, who finished the half with 19 points

Then, Spain hit the U.S. hard with a 15-6 start to the second quarter. The Americans trailed briefly, but led by the scoring of Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony coming off the bench, they were able to make a run and regain the lead before halftime.

Durant went into the half with 17 points, while 'Melo and LeBron James have added eight points apiece. Navarro leads the Spaniards, but Rudy Fernandez also has 12 points, seven of them coming from the free throw line.

For more on the 2012 London Olympics, please be sure to check out our Olympic Hub.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.