Why is Team USA having a hard time prevailing in international basketball?

Why is Team USA having a hard time prevailing in

Since the incursion of the “Dream Team” in 1992, the Team USA has been seen as an almost impossible team to beat in international basketball, by its stars of the NBA. However, over time the difference between the United States and the rest of the world has narrowed.

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 They are a very interesting test for the American squad, having to face the best generation of teams like France and Australia full of NBA figures, which could lead them to a similar panorama to that of Athens 2004 when they had to settle for bronze .

After the failure in the 2019 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup, the eyes of NBA experts and fans are on coach Gregg Popovich and the figures that make up Team USA, casting a blanket of doubt about the possibility of being Olympic champions in Tokyo

Unlike other teams, the United States assembled its all-star squad just two weeks before the big event, in part because the NBA season ended just a few days before traveling to Japan.