Five takeaways from London

LeBron's brilliance and other lessons from the Olympic men's tournament

Updated: August 12, 2012, 5:24 PM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | ESPN Insider
Kevin Durant Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY/SportsIn Team USA's eight-game London run, Kevin Durant showed he's the world's best scorer.

What a game. What a run.

Team USA topped Spain 107-100 on Sunday in a final that many will remember for the incessant whistles, but should be remembered for the world's best playing at the very top of their games.

As the Olympic men's basketball tournament wraps up, here's a look at five takeaways from London.

1. LeBron James made it all possible