Spain's men's Olympic basketball team heightened their expectations regarding the 2012 London Olympic Games, and began doing some talking like they expect to win the gold medal.
It's the kind of attitude you like seeing from a group of talented players looking to positively represent their country on a global scale.
Spain is good enough to dream large, that's for sure. Even without superstar-to-be Ricky Rubio, the Spanish won't back down from any challenge.
Could this be a repeat from four years ago, when Spain was the only country to challenge the United States?
Spain thinks it can take the next step and win it all.
A look at the roster and recent news coming out of the country and you'll see why.