United States clinched the top title in the 2010 World Basketball Championship with a 81-64 win over hosts Turkey in Sunday's final game in Istanbul.
The Turkish team became the silver medalists, losing their first match ever out of eight games in the championship.
Lithuanian team won bronze medal after a 99-88 win over their Serbian rivals earlier today.
This was Turkey's first podium finish in their third world championship.
Arena: Sinan Erdem
Referees: Christiano Maranho (Brazil), Luigi Lamonica (Italy), Juan Arteaga (Spain)
Turkey: Kerem Tunceri 7, Omer Onan 7, Hidayet 16, Ersan 7, Omer Asik 5, Kerem Gonlum 4, Ender 6, Sinan , Semih 9, Oguz 3, Cenk, Baris Ermis
USA: Billups 4, Rose 8, Durant 28, Iguodala 4, Odom 15, Chandler, Curry 3, Gay 6, Westbrook 13, Gordon, Granger, Love
First Quarter: 17-22
Third Quarter: 48-61
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