Every team has its flaws. Yes, even the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball team.
It may be hard to see after the Team USA eviscerated Nigeria by 83 on Thursday, but an upset later on in the tournament cannot be overlooked. Questions linger about this teams lack of size, among other things, but will these issues become more than abstracts?
This American squad may be the most athletic in history, and has relied on suffocating defense and constant penetration as their team principles. Juicy matchups with Argentina and Lithuania await in the upcoming days, though.
Let's explore whether these are concrete issues for this American roster heading into their toughest Olympic stretch.