USA Men's National Team All-Time Results
Past USA Basketball National Teams featuring NBA elite talents have compiled many impressive statistics and records. Since first fielding in 1992 a team of legendary NBA stars, a team which was quickly tagged as the 'Dream Team,' USA Basketball Men's National Teams have competed in 16 international basketball competitions and compiled an impressive 126-7 record (94.7 winning percentage), while posting a record of 46-1 in exhibition games.
Of all the wins and all the records established by these teams, no statistic has been more followed than the margin of victory.
The famed 1992 team won its eight Olympic games by an average of 43.8 points. The same squad in its six Olympic qualifying games won by 51.5 points a game. In the 1994 World Championship, the USA won its eight games by 37.7 points a game. At the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, the U.S. posted an average margin of victory of 32.3 points in its eight wins. In 1999 at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the United States went 10-0 while compiling an average margin of victory of 31.6 ppg. During the 2000 Olympics, the American team won its eight games by an average of 21.6 points per game, and the 2001 USA Goodwill Games Team won its five outings by 36.2 points a game. At the 2002 FIBA World Championship, despite finishing 6-3, the U.S. squad still outscored its opponents by 16.9 ppg., and at the 2003 FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the USA won its 10 games by 30.9 ppg. During the 2004 Olympics in Athens the U.S. finished 5-3 and its average margin of victory was 4.6 points a game. The USA squad went 8-1 at the 2006 FIBA World Championship and posted a 20.5 ppg. margin of victory. The USA finished 10-0 at the FIBA Americas Championship 2007 and won by an average margin of 39.5 ppg., and in winning gold at the 2008 Olympics the U.S. finished 8-0 and won by an average of 27.9 ppg. Rolling to a perfect 9-0 record at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey, the USA won by an average of 24.6 ppg., and in compiling an 8-0 record and claiming gold at the 2012 London Olympics, the U.S. posted an average margin of victory of 32.1 points a game. The USA repeated as the FIBA World Cup champion in 2014 and won its nine games by an average of 33.0 points a game.
The largest margin of victory in a single game for a USA National Team is 83 points and was done in the 2012 London Olympics on Aug. 2, 2012, when the Americans defeated Nigeria 156-73. The USA's 156 points also established an Olympic single game mark for most points scored by any team in Olympic history. On June 28, 1992, in the very first game featuring NBA stars in USA Basketball's red, white and blue uniforms, the USA Basketball 'Dream Team' in its first game of the 1992 Tournament of the Americas in Portland, Oregon, romped past Cuba 136-57 for a 79-point victory.
USA MEN'S NATIONAL TEAMS ALL-TIME RESULTS (126-7)