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It's possible for Team USA to lose

Updated: July 24, 2004, 8:45 AM ET
Associated Press

Argentine Manu Ginobili seemed flabbergasted after being asked why his team played so poorly last summer in the gold medal game of the Olympic qualifying tournament in Puerto Rico.

Argentina had been steamrolled 106-73, the Americans dunking and dominating with equal flair in one of the most impressive displays of athletic brilliance in the long and staggeringly successful history of U.S. national basketball teams.

"What? You didn't expect us to beat them, did you?'' Ginobili asked.

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