Olympic Basketball 2012: 3 Things We Learned from Spain's Win over Great Britain

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Olympic Basketball 2012: 3 Things We Learned from Spain's Win over Great Britain
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I know that Spain fields the second-best basketball team in the 2012 Olympics. However, right now, that's incredibly hard for me to believe.

Why? Because I watched Spain's game against Great Britain today.

The Spaniards came into the game with a 2-0 record sd they prepared to take on the home country, Great Britain. Britain's star, Luol Deng, is an above-average NBA player, but their team is definitely not as good as Spain's.

Yet they somehow made the game close, as the Brits fell 79-78 to Spain. Here are three things I learned from the Olympic showdown.

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