After group play defeats to Puerto Rico and Lithuania, USA suffered a semi-final defeat to Argentina's 'Golden Generation' before winning their rematch against Lithuania to take bronze.
Without Argentina's Golden Generation, there would not have been a Redeem Team.
With Mike Krzyzewski, aka Coach K, at the helm and Kobe Bryant captaining the side, Team USA overcame historic challenges to regain their Olympic title in Beijing.
Now you can relive that triumph in a new documentary film, entitled 'The Redeem Team', to be launched worldwide on 7 October exclusively on Netflix.
Watch the trailer here now.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were among the players who tasted defeat in Athens before winning gold in China, and they executive produced the film which features never-seen-before footage from the Olympic archives as well as new behind-the-scenes material from NBA Entertainment.
There are also new interviews with those who were part of this iconic basketball story - including James, Wade and Coach K - with the documentary offering an original and fascinating portrait of team building which heralded the launch of a new era of Team USA men's basketball at the Olympic Games.
Produced by the Olympic Channel along with the Kennedy/Marshall Company and Mandalay Sports Media, in association with 59th and Prairie Entertainment, UNINTERRUPTED, NBA Entertainment and USA Basketball, the film is directed by Jon Weinbach.
'The Redeem Team' is the first collaborative feature documentary between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Netflix.
Get in the mood by enjoying the 'Golden Generation'.