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  • This Day In Sports History (September 21st) — United States Dream Team

    This Day In Sports History (September 21st) — United States Dream Team

    It was on this day in 1991 that U.S.A. Basketball announced the “Dream Team” for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.  Ten of the best players in the NBA were named to the team, with two more added in May of 1992. Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, […]

  • Check Out This Footage of the 1992 Dream Team Scrimmaging (Video)

    Check Out This Footage of the 1992 Dream Team Scrimmaging (Video)

    This story is about a basketball scrimmage. Wait, don’t leave. It’s not about just any scrimmage. It’s about a scrimmage between members of the 1992 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team—the original Dream Team.  The one Kobe Bryant thinks the 2012 version could beat with “athleticism.” Apparently, in the final days leading up to the 1992 […]

  • Kyrie Irving Thinks He Could Beat Kobe One-On-One (Video)

    Kyrie Irving Thinks He Could Beat Kobe One-On-One (Video)

    Yesterday Kobe Bryant, never the most humble man in sports, made headlines when he made the laughable claim that this year’s USA Olympic Men’s Basketball Team could defeat the original Dream Team from 1992. And I’m not passing judgement when I say the claim was “laughable”; I’m just stating the facts. Michael Jordan himself, when […]

  • Much-Hyped “Dream Team” Documentary Airs This Wednesday (Video)

    Much-Hyped “Dream Team” Documentary Airs This Wednesday (Video)

    Hey, remember the Dream Team? You do? Well sorry, but you’re old. This summer, the 2012 London Olympics will mark the Dream Team’s 20th anniversary. In case you’re not old and have no idea what the Dream Team is, I’m talking about the 1992 United States men’s Olympic basketball team. It was a big deal […]

  • 9 Olympic Flash-In-The-Pans

    9 Olympic Flash-In-The-Pans

    It’s hard to call any Olympic athlete a “flash in the pan.” First off, they clearly had a lot of success to get to the Olympic games. Secondly, the inability to achieve Olympic success doesn’t necessarily mean that one hasn’t achieved lot of success in other venues. However, there have been plenty of athletes that […]