George Karl says Carmelo Anthony crossed a professional line, leading to the Denver Nuggets suspending their star for a game.
While American basketball has focused on the individual, throughout the world the focus has stayed on the team.
ESPN has hired former NBA coach George Karl and former player Dan Majerle as game analysts for the network's second season of telecasts beginning next month.
It was the morning after the biggest collapse inUSA basketball history and Team USA had a major hangover.
With its feelings hurt from criticism, George Karl's Team USA intends to inflict pain at the Worlds.