USA vs Germany, July 29th 1992

Barcelona 1992 marked the first time that NBA players could compete in men’s basketball at the Olympic Games. The USA responded by sending a “Dream Team” of superstars in what is considered one of the best sports teams ever assembled.

Widely credited with propelling the popularity of basketball internationally, the 1992 “Dream Team” captivated the world and dominated the Olympic tournament defeating its eight Olympic opponents by an average of 44 points en route to a gold medal.

The full USA Basketball “Dream Team” roster brought together Hall of Famers Charles BarkleyLarry BirdClyde Drexler, Patrick EwingMagic JohnsonMichael JordanChristian LaettnerKarl MaloneChris MullinScottie PippenDavid Robinson and John StocktonChuck Daly served as head coach alongside assistant coaches P.J. CarlesimoMike Krzyzewski, and Lenny Wilkens.

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