Since basketball debuted as an Olympic sport at the 1936 games in Berlin, Germany, the United States has won 13 of a possible 17 gold medals, including the most recent summer games held in 2088 in Beijing, China.
To get to the medal round, Team USA needs to get through group play first. Virtually every other team in Group A has some sort of NBA experience on their rosters, from current players to former All-Stars and veterans who have since taken their games overseas.
While they remain the prohibitive favorite to dominate the competition in London, LeBron James and company can be sure that teams will throw everything that they have at them along the way in an attempt to knock them off course.
Let's take a look at who Team USA has on tap in the opening round of group play and when all the action is going down.