Men's Basketball Preliminary Round - USA v LTU | London 2012 Olympics
- Published on: 8/4/2012
- Full highlights as the United States beat Lithuania 99-94 in the Men's Preliminary Round Group A match from the Basketball Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Basketball made its appearance at the Olympic Games in 1904 in St Louis as a demonstration sport, as the competition was held between only American teams and counted as an event of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU of the USA) Championships.
At the Games in 1936 in Berlin, basketball joined the Olympic programme, where it has remained to this day. Women's basketball debuted at the 1976 Games in Montreal.
Find more about Basketball at www.olympic.org/basketball
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