Team USA is the favorite to win the Men's Olympic Basketball Tournament. They are the reigning gold medalists, and every player on their roster currently plays in the NBA. They are the only team in this tournament who can make that claim.
But there will be challenges along the way while navigating a deep field. Team USA's biggest challenge will come from its nemesis, Argentina. These two rivals will meet on Monday, August 6 on the last day of group play. Hopefully, for the sake of basketball fans around the world, that will not be the only time this pair of basketball superpowers face each other at the London Olympics.
Here are five reasons why Argentina poses the toughest test for Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics.