Team USA is the overwhelming favorite to win the gold medal in the men's Olympic basketball tournament, but the possibility of an upset still persists. It may take the perfect storm of different factors for the scenario to actually play out, but things like that do happen in sports.
Team USA begins their Olympic journey on Sunday, Jul. 29 at 9:30 a.m. EDT against the French national team. They conclude group play against Argentina on Aug. 6, at 5:15 EDT.