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You Tube Gold: The 2016 US Gold Medal Win Over Spain

What a fun run it was.

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Basketball - Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016
Carmelo Anthony #15 of United States with head coach Mike Krzyzewski as the team pose for photographs after the USA Vs Serbia Men’s Basketball Gold Medal game at Carioca Arena1on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images

With World Cup Play underway, here’s a look back at the 2016 US Olympic basketball team’s gold medal win over Spain.

The Spanish, who are once again very good, were challenging the US before the Krzyzewskian formula that proved too difficult to overcome prevailed: versatility, pressure defense, guard the hell out of the three and score in transition.

This is really fun to look back at. Gregg Popovich has a really different style, but the American advantages remain.

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