Team USA takes on Brazil

The U.S. men's basketball team played Brazil in an international friendly in Washington, D.C. on Monday, July 16. Team USA shook off a slow start and prevailed 80-69 in front of an audience that included President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: LeBron James #6 of the US Men's Senior National Team dribbles past Alex Riberiro Garcia #8 of Brazil in the first quarter during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: Deron Williams #8 of the US Men's Senior National Team drives to the hoop past Brazil in the first quarter during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: Kobe Bryant #10 of the US Men's Senior National Team dribbles past Brazil defenders in the first quarter during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: Tyson Chandler #4 of the US Men's Senior National Team holds of Tiago Splitter #15 of Brazil from stealing the ball during the first quarter during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: LeBron James #6 of the US Men's Senior National Team dribbles past Anderson Franca Varejao #11 of Brazil in the third quarter during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. The US Senior Men's National Team won, 80-69. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: LeBron James #6 of the US Men's Senior National Team lays up a shot against Brazil in the third quarter during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. The US Senior Men's National Team won, 80-69. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: LeBron James #6 of the US Men's Senior National Team huddles up with teammates after defeating Brazil during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. The US Senior Men's National Team won, 80-69. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

United States v Brazil - Men's Exhibition Game

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: Carmelo Anthony #15 of the US Men's Senior National Team looks to score against Brazil in the third quarter during a pre-Olympic exhibition basketball game at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. the US Senior Men's National Team won, 80-69. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

US men's basketball team wins after bad start

LeBron James scored 30 points and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team rallied from an early 10-point deficit to beat Brazil 80-69 on Monday night. (July 16)