Commentary

Three FIBA situations to watch

As the competition ratchets up in Turkey, Team USA needs to address these issues

Updated: September 5, 2010, 12:18 PM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | Special to Insider
Russel Westbrook/Kevin Love/Tyson ChandlerAFP/Getty Images/AP PhotoWestbrook, Love and Chandler must all play better if the U.S. hopes to win the tournament.

Team USA hasn't lost a game this summer and has outscored its opponents by a total of 200 points in nine games of international ball. While those results are certainly worthy of high praise, it's the process that should garner some concern as the Americans head toward tougher competition.

Here are three situations to watch closely when Team USA faces Angola on Monday -- and beyond.


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