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The 13 Best Moments Of The US Men's Basketball Team's First Olympic Game

This team is going to be fun (and funny) to watch.

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1. The Crowd (Including Michelle Obama) Sang "Happy Birthday" To A Kid

2. LeBron James Screamed "BOOM" As He Threw Down An Alley Oop


4. The Floor Mics Picked Up A Lot Of Trash Talk And Cursing

It's cool to hear how these guys actually talk on the floor, rather than the Disneyfied version.


10. Carmelo Gave Kevin Seraphin A Great Big Hug

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Every single thing about this picture looks uncomfortable. I love it so much that I would tell it that I would match any offer it received up to a billion dollars and then I would follow through on that promise. You know, just to pull a metaphor out of the air.

12. The Entire Team Lined Up To Hug Michelle Obama One-By-One After The Win


13. Oh Yeah, They Totally Dominated France

Top Performers:

Kevin Durant: 22 points, 9 rebounds.

Kevin Love: 14 points, 3 rebounds.

Kobe Bryant: 10 points.

LeBron James: 9 points, 8 assists, and 5 rebounds.

Carmelo Anthony: 9 points, 9 rebounds.

Tyson Chandler: 8 points, 9 rebounds.