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Can Team USA restore hoops order?

The FIBA World Championship is a chance for the U.S. to regain its superiority

Originally Published: September 3, 2010
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

I keep hearing that it doesn't matter. That none of this really counts. Some people, even some who follow the game religiously, try to make you believe these games have no significance. That even if we lose, everything's still all good.

Those people are lying to themselves.

I refuse to tell myself that lie. Not that one. Because I know that what happens to the USA basketball team matters. I know that losing is not an option. Not only that, I know that how the ...

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