4. The Redeem Team
Formed after America failed to win a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics, the Redeem Team righted the ship for USA Basketball. With Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Dwyane Wade leading the way, the U.S. beat Spain in the gold medal game.
3. UConn women’s basketball
The UConn women’s basketball team has been so good for so long it’s hard to pick which incarnation of the Huskies was the best. But we’ll go with the Breanna Stewart-led version, which won four straight national championships from 2012-13 to 2015-16.