I hope you are enjoying this shortened, often-criticized NBA season. However, if you would, please take one thing away from it: This summer, all of your favorite superstars will be competing on one team together.
That's right. It's time for the United States of America to reassert it's dominance in this growing phenomenon that is the beautiful world of basketball. Global competiton reaches new heights every day, as more and more foreign players are having success in the NBA.
From "Linsanity's" roots in Taiwan to Ricky Rubio's native Spain, and even south to Argentina, from where Manu Ginoboli hails, basketball is quickly becoming a globally competitive sport.
Unfortunately for the rest of the world, USA Basketball is set to have another unbelievably talented squad.
They are so talented that there is only one team to compare them to: the 1992 USA Olympic "Dream Team."
Here is an in-depth look at how the 2012 conglomerate stacks up against that awesome 1992 squad...