Dream Team

Quote of the Day: Magic, Barkley on huge Team USA win

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“I want to congratulate the guys on their continued dominance in London. This is starting to look a lot like our 1992 Dream Team. I look forward to watching them continue to drive for that gold medal and bring it home for the USA.” —Magic Johnson “That’s probably how many points they’d beat the ’92 [more]

Charles Barkley says Drexler was always jealous of Jordan

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Clyde Drexler has been back in the spotlight, in because the entire 1992 Dream Team is back in the spotlight, in part because he’s said some outrageous things. Through it all, Drexler has come off as a little bit bitter. He sounds frustrated that the Dream Team was about Jordan and Magic and Barkley and [more]

Magic says Kobe and LeBron would make the Dream Team

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As interesting uninteresting kill-me-now painful as the discussion over whether the 2012 team could beat the Dream Team has been, Magic Johnson gave an interesting answer Saturday on who would make the Dream Team from this year’s squad. From the L.A. Times: “You have to say Kobe would definitely make it,” Johnson said. “He’s unbelievable. [more]

Friday Night Video: Talking Dream Team with author Jack McCallum

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The book now on top of every hoops junkie’s reading list is Sports Illustrated’s Jack McCallum’s new book on the Dream Team. Not just because of what Clyde Drexler said about Magic Johnson, or because of what Kobe thinks, but because this book will tell stories and add depth to the best basketball team ever [more]

Quote of the Day: Larry Bird on Dream Team vs. 2012 “rivalry”

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“They probably could (beat us). I haven’t played in 20 years and we’re all old now.” —Larry Bird, the Hall of Fame player and Dream Team member, on whether the 2012 USA Olympic Team could beat his Dream Team. Probably the smartest thing anyone has said about this “rivalry.” It’s time to move on. Thanks [more]