Read the rest of the article [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].ATHENS (Aug. 28, 2004) -- It certainly wasn't the finish that they had hoped for. But for the United States, it turns out a bronze is better than nothing.
With their impressive 104-96 win over Lithuania on Saturday night, the U.S. exacted a bit of revenge against one of the three teams to defeat them in this Olympics. The win, which gave the U.S. a 5-3 record in Olympic play, came on the heels of a disappointing loss to Argentina, something that wasn't lost on coach Larry Brown.