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Jose Calderon is expected to miss Sunday's gold medal game between Spain and the United States.
The U.S.-Argentina game was weird on many levels, but Team USA will be playing for gold on Sunday, Chris Sheridan writes.
Pau Gasol scored 13 points to help lead world champions Spain to a 72-59 victory over Dirk Nowitzki and Germany in Olympic basketball men's Group B play.
A player on Spain's Olympic basketball team defended a photo in an ad showing the players using their fingers to apparently make their eyes look more Chinese.
Spain began its preparations for the Olympic Games on Tuesday and immediately gave the U.S. the tag of pre-tournament favorite despite an eight-year drought at major championships.
Aito Garcia Reneses will lead world champion Spain at the Beijing Olympics after agreeing to a deal with the Spanish basketball federation on Friday.
In an already memorable month-old season, Sparks forward Candace Parker has turned in a sparkling 34-point debut game, and averaged 17.8 points and 10.6 rebounds while leading Los Angeles to a 4-1 start, she'll finally get to play a home game.
Here's a breakdown of Team USA's 32-man roster.