Day 3: Lithuania, Spain remain undefeated

Originally Published: August 14, 2008
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

BEIJING -- Russia's J.R. Holden was the first player to leave the court, storming off with his head down, saying nothing to anyone -- except whatever he was muttering to himself.

The Russian national team blew a chance to knock off one of the few remaining undefeated teams in the tournament, missing its final five free throws over the last 3 minutes and bricking 15 of 25 free-throw attempts overall in an 86-79 loss to Lithuania.

"I guess I have to go beat my head against a wall," ...

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