The 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team, nicknamed the "Dream Team", was the first American Olympic team to feature active professional players from the National Basketball Association. The team has been described by journalists around the world as the greatest sports team ever assembled. At the 1992 Summer Olympics held in Barcelona, the team defeated its opponents by an average of 44 points en route to the gold medal against Croatia. The team was collectively inducted into the U.S
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An unspectacular event in terms of competition, the 1992 Tournament of the Americas' claim to fame was the unveiling of the most popular and agueably the most talented and highly anticipated basketball team in history, the 1992 USA Men's Senior National Team. 1992 USA RESULTS (6-0) USA. 136.
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Larry BIRD. The USA Dream Team 1992 redefined the sport of basketball and helped make the NBA a global phenomenon. All 11 professional players in the 12-man roster, arguably the greatest squad ever assembled, are individual members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with the team inducted in 2010.
On Aug. 7, 1992, the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team earned the gold medal after defeating Croatia 117-85. Featuring the greatest collection of basketball players ever, on the 26th anniversary of the historic gold medal game, USAB.com takes a look back at the Dream Team (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).
Of the more than 10,000 athletes participating in the 1992 Olympic Summer Games, the members of the U. S. Olympic Team - Men's Basketball were the most recognizable. For the first time in international basketball history, NBA players were allowed to compete for the United States.
On June 28, 1992, Team USA opened with a 136-57 blowout against Cuba in the Tournament of the ...
Date: Jul 26, 1992. Opening 1992 Olympic play on July 26 against African Zone champion Angola, the U.S. squad sent a crystal-clear message to its Olympic opponents – this team would take no team lightly. The U.S., behind Charles Barkley’s 24 points, stormed to a dominating 116-48 victory.
The 1992 USA Olympic women's basketball team was an experienced lot, with six of the 12 players having played for the USA in the 1988 Games. Opening against Czechoslovakia, the U.S. women's performance was nothing short of totally dominating as the Americans stormed to a 111-55 victory.