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Countdown to Gold: 13 hours

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Sure, that kid from Baltimore provided some interesting talking points with his performance in Beijing, but the main event to Joe Sports Fan is the Redeem Team.

Kobe, LeBron, Carmelo. These are the most recognizable faces. Throw in the recent international embarrassments, and you have a team and dream of redemption that's become the focal point for most viewers. Tonight, they'll face Spain in the gold medal game at 1:30 a.m. (so technically it's Sunday.)

We here at Sports Pros(e) are hellbent on fighting through the drowsiness to see if Kobe & Co. can restore some of the glory to American basketball.

A couple of talking points for you to digest:
Happy watching!

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