As the United States prepares to repeat as gold medalists, there are many nations hungry to knock off the de facto favorite.
As basketball has become an international game and the NBA a global product, more and more NBA stars come from foreign nations.
That said, no nation holds the caliber of NBA players the United States does. So if anyone hopes to beat the juggernaut United States, they will need to play the best team game of the tournament.
The following are Team USA's toughest competition at the upcoming Olympics.