Team USA is set to begin its Olympic tournament with a game against France on July 29th. The overwhelming favorite, Team USA is as close a lock to win the gold as you can get. Upsets happen, and that's why the games are played, but if the U.S. plays as it should, the games shouldn't even be close.
Team USA is filled entirely with NBA talent, while the other nations have anywhere up to a handful of NBA players. The gap of talent, athleticism, basketball IQ and skill is enormous, and if the Americans can do the following things, the gold is theirs.