US women's BB wins 4th straight gold

August 23, 2008 12:52:34 PM PDT
Lisa Leslie scores 14 points to cap off her illustrious Olympic career with a fourth straight gold medal and the U.S. women's basketball team beats Australia 92-65 on Saturday night. Leslie joined former teammate Teresa Edwards as the only basketball players ever to win four gold medals.

The Aussies have now lost to the Americans in the gold medal game in the past three Olympics with all three defeats coming by double-digit margins.

Russia took the bronze medal beating host China 94-81 as Becky Hammon scored 22 points.