Team USA ready for Lithuania this time

Updated: September 11, 2010, 6:43 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

ISTANBUL -- The last time the Americans played Lithuania, Derrick Rose was coming off the bench behind Rajon Rondo, Kevin Love got three minutes of garbage time, and Team USA missed 23 of its first 26 shots.

It happened three weeks ago in Madrid, and it was a night when it struck the Americans like an anvil to the head how much different the road ahead was going to be for them.

"We were coming out thinking we were going to be able to run our plays, go to the basket, get fouled and ...

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