dream team vs. lithuania

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dream team vs. lithuania - The day finally ended across town at...
The day finally ended across town at basketball, where the Dream Teamers put nearly everyone but themselves to sleep with another boring romp, 127-76 over Lithuania, to reach the gold medal game against Croatia on Sunday. Team USA was at its dominating best against the remnants of the Soviet team that upset the Americans in the semifinals four years ago in Seoul. Michael Jordan's 21 points led nine players in double figures as the Americans punished the Lithuanians on offense and defense. Sarunas Marciulionis of the Golden State Warriors, a 1988 Soviet gold medalist, led Lithuania with 20 points, while 7-foot-3 Arvidas Sabonis, David Robinson's opposing center four years ago, had 11 points. "Revenge wasn't really a factor," said Robinson, the only veteran of that U.S. team. "I think about Seoul a little bit (but) it hasn't haunted me." Charles Barkley said the biggest inspiration was the shocking loss Wednesday by the U.S. women to

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  1. The Kerrville Times,
  2. 07 Aug 1992, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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