Andrei Kirilenko scored 19 points, Timofey Mozgov added 17 and Russia, dismissed as a medal contender coming into the Olympics, moved into the semifinals of the men's basketball tournament with an 83-74 win over Lithuania on Wednesday.
Luis Scola scored 32 points, Manu Ginobili had 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists a day after turning 35, and Argentina opened the Olympic men's basketball tournament with a 102-79 victory over Lithuania.
Carlos Delfino scored nine points in Argentina's game-opening 22-4 run and the South Americans remained unbeaten with an 85-70 victory over Canada on Tuesday in the second round of the FIBA Americas tournament.
Greetings from the press section of the Saitama SuperArena, where Pau Gasol was just named the MVP of the World Championship despite sitting out the gold medal game with a broken foot. The All-Tournament team was Gasol and Jorge Garbajosa of Spain, ...