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US expects Spain's best in basketball exhibition

Updated: July 23, 2012, 2:10 PM ET
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain -- Maybe Spain can convince its home fans that the game doesn't matter.

No way Kobe Bryant is buying it.

A game against the U.S. -- the team that beat them for the Olympic basketball gold medal four years earlier -- this time in front of their own crowd? The Spanish players are supposed to be OK with losing, because it's only an exhibition?

"There's not a chance," Bryant said Monday. "It's not just practice. It's impossible."

Bryant might have come away ...

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