How did Spain get upset by France in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup? Fran Fraschilla breaks it down and outlines the subsequent lessons for Team USA as it prepares to take on Lithuania in the semis.
Amin Elhassan breaks down the improvements five Summer League standouts should focus on ahead of the upcoming season. Is Andrew Wiggins adjusting to the pro game? How can Trey Burke hold on to a starting spot alongside Dante Exum?
We can nitpick Team USA -- it lacks a dominant interior presence, its small lineup could use some work -- but as Bradford Doolittle writes, it probably doesn't matter. USA's sheer talent will overwhelm most teams like it did to France.