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The 1992 Summer Olympics basketball "Dream Team" was the first Olympic team that included professional players and marked the start of the United States' dominance in Olympic basketball. The team's most notable members were Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson, Michael Jordan, and Larry Bird: widely considered three of the greatest players of all time. Joining them were all-stars in their own right David Robinson, Patrick Ewing, Karl Malone, Charles Barkley, John Stockton, Scottie Pippen, Christian Laettner, Clyde Drexler, and Chris Mullin.
The Dream Team's first game in the Olympics was against Angola which they won by a huge 68-point margin. The team went out to defeat Croatia, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Puerto Rico, and Lithuania. The gold medal game was a rematch with Croatia, which—though more competitive than their match up in first round—the Dream Team won handily 117-85.
USA’s 1992 Olympics Dream Team: Basketball super galacticos. (2022, September 8). Olympics.com. https://olympics.com/en/news/usa-1992-olympics-dream-team-basketball-super-galacticos#:~:text=Earvin%20%27Magic%27%20Johnson%2C%20Michael,rightfully%20called%20%27The%20Dream%20Team.