The world hasn't just caught up in the 12 years since the Dream Team was born. It has sped past and left the United States in its wake.
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.
There are more questions than answers right now for the USA Basketball selection committee, with only six players considered locks to show up in Greece: Jermaine O'Neal, Tim Duncan, Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady, Mike Bibby and Richard Jefferson.
Richard Jefferson is on the verge of being selected to the U.S. Olympic team, although Nets teammate Jason Kidd might not be joining him in Athens.
Elton Brand, Richard Jefferson and Nick Collison completed USA Basketball's roster that will compete in this summer's Olympic qualifying.
USA Basketball has extended invitations to Elton Brand, Richard Jefferson and Nick Collison.