The United States defeated Spain in the finals, 118-107, to win the gold medal in men's basketball.
United States won the gold medal for 1996 olympic basketball by beating Yugoslavia 95 - 69 in the finals.
0.Croatia has not won an Olympic gold medal in men's basketball. The men's team has participated in three Olympics (1992, 1996, 2008). They won the silver medal at the 1992 Games in Barcelona, finished 7th at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, and finished 6th at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing:1) United States - 13 gold medals2) USSR - 23) Argentina, Yugoslavia - 1
The United States
The United States won gold in both men's and women's basketball competition at the 2008 Games.
Bronze. Argentina won gold and Italy won silver.