Mike Krzyzewski is no longer ruling out a return as coach of the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.
- Symbol for Event results in medals
|Medal/Final||Men||Final||Spain 100 - 107 United States|
|Medal/Final||Men||Bronze Medal||Russia 81 - 77 Argentina|
|Medal/Final||Women||Final||France 50 - 86 United States|
|Medal/Final||Women||Bronze Medal||Russia 74 - 83 Australia|
|Men||Semifinal||United States 109 - 83 Argentina|
|Men||Semifinal||Russia 59 - 67 Spain|
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