Fans will debate which team would win in a head-to-head matchup -- the 1992 Dream Team or the 2012 USA Olympic squad. But when Kobe Bryant plays it out in his mind, the 2012 team comes out on top.
Russell Westbrook suffered a mild right ankle sprain during the United States' semifinal win against Argentina on Friday, and is uncertain for Sunday's final.
Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love scored 16 points apiece, Kevin Durant added 13 and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team crushed Tunisia 110-63 on Tuesday night, turning a close game into a blowout with a spectacular second half.
Pau Gasol scored 20 points to lead Spain to a 82-70 victory over Australia in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Tuesday.
Finals pain remains for Kevin Durant with LeBron James around
Mike Krzyzewski says his 2012 team has the 'potential' to be better than the 2008 squad.
Now that the 2012 roster is down to 12 players, Nick Friedell sizes up Team USA.
Team USA will cut its roster down to the 12 players it will take to London to defend its gold medal.
After a win at the FIBA World Championship helped fuel his rise, Kevin Durant heads into the 2012 Olympics a different player.
The U.S. has added college player of the year Anthony Davis and Oklahoma City's James Harden to its pool of finalists for its Olympic men's basketball roster.
In his strongest terms to date, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that no new players will be considered for the roster for this summer's Olympics despite a flurry of injuries.
The U.S. added Blake Griffin of the Clippers and LaMarcus Aldridge of Portland on Monday to the 18 holdovers who hope to go for more basketball gold.
Defending champion Spain and France will play for the European basketball title Sunday, giving both nations spots in next year's Olympics.
France rallied with a big fourth quarter despite playing without Tony Parker to defeat Italy 91-84 on Sunday and advance to the second round of the European basketball championship.
With training camp less than a year away and no guarantee of games before then, Jerry Colangelo is ready to start finding out who wants to play on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team.
Defending champion Spain included Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka in its preliminary team on Tuesday for the European championship.