Team USA came out firing against the Lithuania, which decided it's going to force the Americans to beat them with jump shots as they've packed the middle of the half court in their zone defense. As a result, Team USA is 6-for-19 from 3-point range, while giving up 56 percent shooting on the other end. Team USA leads Lithuania 55-51 at halftime.
Carmelo Anthony's hot shooting continues with 14 halftime points to lead the Americans. Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love has chipped in five points and five rebounds (three of them offensive) in 7:41 of action.
Linus Kleiza leads all scorers with 16 points on six-of-11 shooting at halftime. Team USA did manage to limit their turnovers to five in the first half, while Lithuania recorded nine.
With all of their sharp shooters, the Americans could easily catch fire in the second half.