Russia defeated Argentina 81-77 at the London Games on Sunday to win its first Olympic medal in men's basketball. Future Timberwolves Alexey Shved had 25 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Andrei Kirilenko, who is also returning to the NBA in Minnesota, added 20 points for the Russians.
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Wolves' Kirilenko, Shved push Russia past China
Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved led Russia to another easy victory on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. The two future Timberwolves players helped beat China 73-54 in the men's Olympic basketball tournament. Kirilenko finished with 16 points and nine rebounds. Shved had 14 points and six assists. Russia will face Brazil on Thursday.
New Timberwolves Kirilenko, Shved rally Russia over Brazil in Olympic hoops
Russia remains unbeaten in the Olympic men’s basketball tournament after defeating Brazil 75-74 on Thursday in the final seconds of the game. Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved, both headed to the Minnesota Timberwolves, scored a combined 36 points to secure the last second victory at the London Olympics.
Wolves' Kirilenko, Shved shine for Russia in Olympic win over Great Britain
Future Timberwolves Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved led Russia to a 95-75 win over Great Britain at the Olympics Sunday afternoon. Kirilenko scored 35 points on 13-15 shooting. Shved finished with 16 points, 13 assists and six rebounds.
Kirilenko, Russia falls to Spain in Olympic semifinals
In London today, a rough game for new Timberwolf Andrei Kirilenko. He was 2 for 12 from the field and missed five free throws, as Russia lost to Spain in the men’s basketball semifinals.
Australia beats Russian Wolves in Olympics hoops
San Antonio Spurs' Patrick Mills hit a 3-point buzzer-beater to lift Australia to a dramatic 82-80 victory over undefeated Russia on Monday at the London Games. The United States is now the only unbeaten team in the Olympic men's basketball tournament. Future Timberwolves Alexey Shved and Andrei Kirilenko each scored 13 points for the Russians.
US women's fencing team, including Minnesota's Scanlan, wins bronze
The USA women's epee fencing team, which includes St. Paul's Susie Scanlan, salvaged a disappointing London Games with a bronze medal on Saturday when the team defeated Russia in a dramatic sudden-death bout.
Kirilenko: 'I love Adelman'
Yes, he's busy in the Olympics trying to win a medal in basketball for Russia, but new Timberwolf Andrei Kirilenko took time out for an interview published recently on a German web site, where he dishes on best European players in the NBA, Kevin Love and Mr. Adelman.
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