Russia Beats Argentina 81-77 To Win Bronze Medal
Russia defeated Argentina by a final score of 81-77 to win the 2012 Bronze Medal.
The game ended in controversy when Pablo Prigioni appeared to be fouled by Alexey Shved near halfcourt while Argentina trailed 79-77.
Shved led Russia with 25 points, five rebounds and seven assists. Andrei Kirilenko had 20 points, eight rebounds and two blocks.
Manu Ginobili had 21 points, while Andres Nocioni had 16 points and seven rebounds.