*(Via Huffington Post) – When the moment arrived, the Americans responded.
They’re still unbeaten, but no longer untested.
Pushed to the max by a fearless Lithuanian team smelling a world-shaking Olympic upset, the U.S. collection of basketball superstars united as one.
And LeBron James led the way.
Two days after running and gunning to a record-shattering 83-point win, the U.S. was forced to play a possession-for-possession game in the fourth quarter in a 99-94 win over Lithuania.
The Americans were in serious trouble until James – in his third Olympics – stepped up in the closing minutes.
“It was like LeBron said, ‘I got this, I’m doing this,” U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said.
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