Teams That Might Not Get Embarrassed By U.S. in Olympics

On the other hand, Group B is has a much more level playing field, and nearly every Group B country has solid talent and a good chance to make it to the Olympic Final.

During the London 2012 Olympic Games, USA forward Kevin Love famously shared a photo of his team-mates and head coach Mike Krzyzewski sleeping on a team flight.

Still the favorite to come away with gold, the USA roster isn't equipped with the star power expected from the world's foremost basketball power. There's no shame in that with a roster as talented as USA Basketball's.

The accommodation situation is just one of the problems Games organizers have had to resolve, with the Zika virus, difficulties with Rio's infrastructure and an ongoing political corruption scandal amongst the many issues they have had to contend with.

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The crushing defeats only served to reignite a fire in the USA Basketball team, sending them back to regroup, and come out swinging, ready to conquer the sport at an global level once again. He added, "Our teams are extremely active in supporting their US teammates".

Bird and Anthony will both be playing in their fourth and presumably final Olympics and along the way they have set the standard for Olympic basketball greatness. For comparison, there were only three carryovers from the 2003 qualifying tournament to the Athens Games. It runs like the wind, pressures the hell out of the ball, launches from deep with abandon, and uses athleticism and versatility to fully exploit the advantages Team USA has enjoyed over other countries for decades.

If it works for Coach K, it will surely work for me.

"The last three Olympic opening ceremonies, I've been at an Olympic training center", she said."Each time I've watched the opening ceremonies, I've dreamed about being there, so it'll be really cool to actually experience everything". Teams that reach the fifth foul in a quarter will let the opposing team go to the free throw line to shoot 2 free throws for every succeeding foul in that quarter. 2016 is no different and while the United States of America roster looks the best bet on paper to win the gold medal, there are a few players from the other teams who could make a difference too. Whether they had been part of the youth program, select team or participated in offseason mini-camps, they were part of the USA Basketball family. He averaged 21.2 points a 6.4 assists per game last season.

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Serbia also has a chance to make it a somewhat competitive game.

Chinese officials reported some muggings, and Australian-born National Basketball Association star Andrew Bogut has tweeted about arriving to find his Olympic village bed is too short to accommodate his 7-foot frame and his room lacks a shower curtain. Most of the interesting games don't involve USA. Yet Thompson is one of two locks on Team USA to make the starting lineup.

United States' Carmelo Anthony shoots during a basketball practice session for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016.

Anthony - the grizzled veteran of the team, who at 18 was a bench player on that disappointing 2004 team - wasn't a fan of the early morning flights that the Americans took during their exhibition tour, as evidenced by DeMar DeRozan's Instagram video of a team singalong during one trip. On the other hand, it wouldn't be a surprise if US ran away with it by 30-plus.

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