Stephen Curry sprained his left ankle Wednesday at Team USA's practice, an injury that looked bad when it happened but was later described as relatively minor.
Regardless of whether it is at full strength, Team USA will not have to face Spain, Greece or Argentina in the opening round of the World Championship next summer in Turkey.
For the first time in eight long years, Team USA stands atop the world in men's basketball.
Jose Calderon is expected to miss Sunday's gold medal game between Spain and the United States.
Team USA has won the hearts and minds of China at the Beijing Olympics, Chris Sheridan writes.
Chris Sheridan wraps up all the quarterfinal action as Spain, Argentina and Lithuania advance.
Team USA's stellar performance against Spain was the kind that could assure a gold for the Americans. Just as long as they haven't peaked, Chris Sheridan writes.
Chris Bosh played on a Raptors team featuring two Spanish world champions. He offers some insight into Saturday's Team USA opponent, Chris Sheridan writes.
In Day 3 of Olympic men's basketball competition, Lithuania rolled to 3-0, writes Chris Sheridan.
In Day 2 of Olympic men's basketball competition, China nearly pulled off an upset of Spain, writes Chris Sheridan.
In an opening day stunner, defending Olympic champion Argentina lost to Lithuania, writes Chris Sheridan.
Chris Sheridan breaks down the competition in Group B of the Olympic men's basketball tournament.
If Team USA thought it was gonna breeze to gold, Australia helped bring the squad back to reality, writes Chris Sheridan.
The United States learned it will face a tough Spain team in its pool play, but would not face Argentina until possibly the gold medal game in Beijing, Chris Sheridan writes.
When mighty Spain fell to Russia in the EuroBasket title game, it offered a vivid lesson to Team USA about the need to respect opponents, Chris Sheridan writes.
Andrei Kirkilenko was the star of the game, but it was David Blatt who led Russia out of a dark decade of hoops, writes Chris Sheridan.