Olympic Basketball 2012: Grading Kobe, LeBron and Team USA After Beating France

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There has been a lot of talk about this Team USA squad led by Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant—and they certainly walked the walk in their London 2012 opener, thrashing rival France, 98-71. 

Bleacher Report is live in London with JR SportBrief grading the players and overall performance of Team USA as it begins its journey for the gold medal.

Since you don’t win gold on Day 1 in men’s basketball, check out JR’s opinions on who played well, who needs to play better and what this team is looking to accomplish other than winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics

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Bleacher Report will be covering the 2012 London Olympics from every angle throughout the Olympiad, so stay tuned to BleacherReport.com and Bleacher Report's YouTube Channel for all of your coverage.


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