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It's Serbia-Montenegro vs. Argentina; Darko Milicic vs. Carlos Delfino; "Former Piston" vs. "Maybe Wants to be a Former Piston." Who wins?

Serbia-Montenegro, the tournament's defending champion, took a 66-61 advantage into the final period but couldn't hold the lead.

Carlos Delfino of the Detroit Pistons hit back-to-back 3 pointers to tie the game 74-74 with six minutes left.

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs gave Argentina (5-0) an 80-77 lead on a pair of free throws with 1 minute left.

After a Juan Sanchez free throw, Igor Rakocevic scored a layup to make it 81-79 but Ruben Wolkowyski hit a pair from the foul line in the final seconds to seal the win for the Olympic champions.

Rakocevic led Serbia-Montenegro with 25 points. Darko Milicic of the Orlando Magic added 24.

Darko also grabbed 12 boards. Manu led the way for Argentina with 22 points, but Delfino was second with 14 in just 18 minutes, going 4-5 from three-point land while chipping in a pair of assists and four boards.

Argentina 83, Serbia-Montenegro 79 box score [FIBA.com]
Game Recap [AP]