Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat is not expected to play for Slovenia in the EuroBasket tournament in September.
James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.
On a map, Slovenia is a mystery to the U.S. basketball team.
They have a gold medal to chase and a golden U.S. basketball legacy to protect, so the Americans knew they had to bring their best to Barcelona.
A hit that knocked Slovakia forward Tomas Kopecky out of an Olympic hockey game will be reviewed for possible discipline.