Team USA wins gold for men’s basketball, Australia bronze in Tokyo Olympics. Many dreams came true in Japan today. Men’s Basketball came to a satisfying conclusion at the 2020 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Larry Brown coached Team USA to a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images
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First held in 1936 and conducted every four years since 1948, the 2020 Olympic Summer Games were held in Tokyo, Japan. U.S. Olympic men's basketball teams have medaled in each of the 19 Olympics they have particpated in, winning 16 gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals. Owning a 143-6 overall win-loss record, the USA claimed a fourth straight Olympic gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The men's national basketball team of the United States competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The team was led by future Basketball Hall of Fame head coach Larry Brown. Having won gold in the previous three straight Olympic Games, the Americans were favored to win Olympic gold again in 2004. However, the team won bronze, while losing three games against its opponents, the most games ever lost by a U.S. men's Olympic basketball team. The team lost its opening game to Puerto Rico
United States ; FIBA ranking: 1 (August 9, 2021) Joined FIBA: 1934: FIBA zone: FIBA Americas: National federation: USA Basketball: Coach: Gregg Popovich: Nickname(s) Team USA: Olympic Games; Appearances: 19: Medals: Gold: (1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1976, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020) Silver: Bronze: (1988, 2004) FIBA World Cup; Appearances: 17