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Video: USA vs. Argentina highlights

Bryant and James of Team USA react during their men's exhibition basketball game against Team Argentina ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Palau Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona

Kobe Bryant (R) and Lebron James of Team USA react during their men’s exhibition basketball game against Team Argentina ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Palau Sant Jordi arena, in Barcelona July 22, 2012. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BASKETBALL)

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If you only watched the first quarter of this game, you would have thought the United States was on its way to a cakewalk win. Kevin Durant had 27 points, Kobe Bryant 18 and the USA raced out to a 19-3 lead, hitting their first seven shots of the game.

But it’s not that simple for the USA. A team that relies on pressure and athleticism in transition, if you can handle the pressure, grind the game down and make it a half-court affair you have a shot. That’s what Argentina did well and the result was a comeback that made it an 86-80 win.

Here are the highlights.

If I were you, I would tune in Tuesday for Team USA’s biggest test, Spain. The team that beat Argentina by 20 the other day.