Some of the best players in London have already showcased what they’re capable of through the first day of pool play, but how many are constant dangers to opposing teams?
The United States, Argentina, Nigeria, Russia, Spain and Brazil all earned victories on Sunday and nearly all had contributions from their star players. Although many notable players play in the National Basketball Association, there are others out there who will turn heads throughout the 2012 Games.
What makes a player not only an impact player, but dangerous as well, is their ability to turn a game around in the blink of an eye. This could come in the form of a scoring spree or lockdown defense for a substantial period of time.
Of the 12 teams playing for the men’s basketball gold medal, here are five players who are the most dangerous.
Please use the comments section for additional players who could be considered dangerous and please, not just every player on Team USA.