Defending champion U.S. rolls into Basketball World Cup final

...first time with a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.James Harden scored...two free throws <0x2014> Lithuania wouldn't made a field goal for the...Kuzminskas each scored 15 points for Lithuania, which will play Saturday for a chance...

US men pushed to limit by Lithuania

...fourth quarter in a 99-94 win over Lithuania.The Americans were in serious trouble...a gold medal is loaded with traps and Lithuania nearly sprang one."You want to get...before using a 15-4 run to put away Lithuania (1-3).However, James, who was...

U.S. win streak ends at 26 in loss to Lithuania

...feared in the world, was shocked by Lithuania 84-82 Thursday in a first-round game...Seton Hall player Arturas Karnisovas led Lithuania with 29 points. The Americans had a...fields anything but its best players. Lithuania took bronze behind the Dream Team in...

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Overtime: Lithuania tops U.S. in WorldChampionships

...perennially one of the most feared in the world, was shocked by Lithuania 84-82 Thursday in a first-round game of the world championships...26 games. Former Seton Hall player Arturas Karnisovas led Lithuania with 29 points. The Americans had a chance to win, but Jimmy...

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Battle for second looms as Tour de France winds down

BERGERAC, France - Ramunas Navardauskas gave Lithuania and his American team a stage victory Friday at the Tour de France.Now cycling's great showcase is reduced to this: the race...

Americans expect a tough gold-medal game against Serbia

...So one more game to complete our mission." FRANCE 95, LITHUANIA 93In Madrid, France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania and win the bronze medal.Lithuania led by seven points entering the fourth period, and center...


...World Cup.Kenneth Faried also had 14 for the Americans, who will play Lithuania on Thursday in Barcelona for a spot in Sunday's gold-medal game in Madrid. Lithuania beat Turkey 73-61.? In Phoenix, Brittney Griner shook off two blows...

Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...It's hard to envision any challenger to whatever team is picked, with Spain and Argentina getting old, and Serbia and Lithuania maybe a little young. Maybe France, which followed last year's European title with a bronze in Madrid even without Tony...

US cruises in final tuneup game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball

...Slovenia will remain here to play in Group D, along with Lithuania, Angola, Australia, Mexico and Korea. The teams could...in the second half.Slovenia was coming off a victory over Lithuania, which had been rolling through its exhibition schedule...

Kitchings to get international help

...Jakulis, a 6-foot-6 forward from Lithuania, will join the South Aiken basketball...m. Jakulis is expected to fly from Lithuania to New York and catch an Amtrak train...Jakulis, who played club basketball in Lithuania, will be classified as a senior. There...

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