Posted on by Dal
August 21, 2004
Lithuania Rallies Back For 94-90 Win Over U.S. Men
Two losses in 68 years. Now two losses in a week. The U.S. men's basketball team suffered a late meltdown and lost to Sarunas Jasikevicius and Lithuania 94-90 on Saturday.
The Americans gave their best all-around performance of the Olympics and led for most of the game, but they missed 11 of 33 foul shots to allow Lithuania to stay close.
Tim Duncan, Allen Iverson and their teammates still qualified for the quarterfinals when Angola lost 88-56 to Greece in Saturday's nightcap. Their opponent will be determined by the results of Monday's games.
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