(HR) ABOVE: Carmelo Anthony, right, bites down on his medal with teammates Dwyane Wade, middle and Lebron James, left. The U.S. men's basketball team won the gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with a 118-107 victory over Spain Sunday afternoon at the Olympic Basketball Gymnasium. Spain had closed to within two, 91-89, early in the fourth quarter, but the U.S. responded with a 27-18 surge to close out the victory. Dwyane Wade (Robbins, Ill.) led the U.S. offense with 27 points as the Americans had five players reach double figures in scoring. Kobe Bryant (Ardmore, Pa.) contributed 20 while LeBron James (Akron, Ohio) had 14 and Carmelo Anthony (Baltimore, Md.) and Chris Paul (Clemmons, N.C.) each scored 13. The medal is the 109th of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games for Team USA, its most in a full participation Olympic Games. The gold medal is the 36th for the United States in Beijing, matching the total received at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post  (Photo By Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images)