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Olympics Game Thread: USA vs. Spain in semifinal matchup

Team USA kicked their game into gear against Argentina. Can they keep it rolling against a quality Spain team.

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Paul George and Kevin Durant appeared to smell the scent of gold on Wednesday as they set the tone for Team USA to eventually roll past Argentina.

Now the full team will have to maintain that level of play to earn a shot at the gold medal when they face an experience Spain team in the semis in Rio.

Spain closed out France in impressive fashion in their quarterfinal win on Wednesday with Nikola Mirotic showing the way by making five of eight three-pointers to finish with 23 points. Other familiar names in the mix for Spain include Pau Gasol, Ricky Rubio, Rudy Fernandez and a few others with NBA experience.

Team USA has shown they are vulnerable in this tournament, so hopefully they can pick up where they left off on Wednesday.

The game tips off at 2:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Channel along with being streamed live on

The other semifinal between Australia and Serbia tips off at 6 p.m. ET.

Leave your thoughts and observations on the game in the comments.