Posted August 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
No looking ahead to the medal round yet. Not when Argentina is the next opponent for the U.S. men's basketball team. Not even if the game is largely meaningless for the Americans. The U.S. technically hasn't clinched the top seed in its pool yet but the Americans would have to lose Monday by the kind of monstrous margin they usually beat teams by to fall out of first place. ''We don't come here to lose,'' LeBron James said Sunday. ''We come here to play at a high level and continue to get better. We don't have time to waste and say, 'OK, well, since we have the tiebreaker and all that, we can just go out and just lollygag.' We have the opportunity to get better tomorrow and we're going to do that.'' Not to mention the Americans have too much history with Argentina, too much respect for Manu Ginobili and Luis Scola, and too much to clean up after a close call against Lithuania, to think they wouldn't be focused in th...
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