Larry Brown's substitution patterns have been scrutinized, but Team USA has much bigger issues to address.
Nothing has changed: Team USA still needs to tighten its defense and increase the offensive pace.
The blowout loss to Italy exposed the U.S.'s need for a tighter defense and an up-tempo offense.
With the Olympic opener just days away, we don't know a whole lot more about Team USA now than we did a month ago.
Emeka Okafor sprained his right ankle Tuesday and Tim Duncan stayed behind at the team hotel because of an upset stomach, depriving the already undersized U.S. Olympic team of two big men on their second day of practice.
Emeka Okafor, who fell to the Charlotte Bobcats as the second overall pick in June's draft, signed with the expansion team Monday.
Emeka Okafor was officially named to the U.S. Olympic basketball team Thursday, filling the final spot on the squad headed to the Athens Games.
The Charlotte Bobcats have selected their summer league team, and top draft pick Emeka Okafor isn't on it.
Emeka Okafor has starting working out with the Charlotte Bobcats. Just how much he does this summer is up in the air.
Red, white and blue? Sorry, Emeka. Try orange and blue -- the Charlotte Bobcats' colors.
Emeka Okafor to be offered the final spot on the U.S. Olympic basketball team's roster, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reports.