Now five games into their gold medal campaign, Team USA's men's basketball is exactly where they want to be: an undefeated record heading into a quarterfinals against Australia.
So far, their five wins have consisted of one nail-biter against Lithuania, a record offensive showing against Nigeria and a commanding performance against 2004 Olympic champion Argentina.
Along the way, all 12 players have had their moment to shine, with some outperforming the rest.
With MVP's, All-Stars and world champions all over the roster, it's a hard task to select the five best player's so far.
But I'll give it a shot. Here's how I see it.