After one of the best performance in Olympics men’s basketball history the US struggled in there game after against Lithuania. Lithuania has a history of giving the US fits. Lithuanian beat the US in the 2004 Olympics. At the end thought the US was able to pull out the 99 to 94 victory. The star of today’s game was no question LeBron James.
Lithuania had a 2 point lead with just less than 6 minutes to play but the Americans went on a 15-4 to seal the victory.
James was on the Olympic team that lost to Lithuanian and now he is the reason the Americans won today. James scored 9 of 20 points in the final 4 minutes of the game. James was 9 of 14 from the field. Can we officially stop all the talk that James in not clutch.
“You want to get tested,” James said. “The best teams want to be tested. We love the competition. We’ve got some of the greatest competitors in our league, in this world, so you want to have a game where you feel like you were tested, and we had that today.”