win meant little, however, with Russia (4-1) assured of top spot in
Group B and Australia (3-2) sure to finish fourth and scheduled to face
the heavily favored United States team in the quarterfinals Wednesday.
led for most of the game but Andrei Kirilenko had a three-point play
and Mills missed a 3-pointer with less than a minute to play. Vitaliy
Fridzon made two free throws with four seconds on the clock to put
Russia up 80-79.
But Mills got the ball at the top of the key and sank his winner.