Team USA Basketball Vs. Lithuania: After Tough Battle, Americans Emerge With 99-94 Victory

Team USA Men's Basketball got all they could handle from Lithuania on Saturday, narrowly escaping their Group A game with a 99-94 victory, thanks to a strong fourth quarter performance from recently crowned NBA champion LeBron James.

James scored 20 points in the game, including nine key points down the stretch to hold off the feisty Lithuanians. Carmelo Anthony chipped in 20 points for Team USA, with Kevin Durant adding 16.

Lithuania was led by Linas Kleiza, who poured in 25 points to go along with five rebounds and three assists. Former Maryland Terrapin guard Sarunas Jasikevicius added eight points and four assist for the Lithuanians, who shot 58.5 percent as a team for the game.

Team USA moves to 4-0 in Group A play with the victory.

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