USA basketball at the Olympics

Look back at each Olympics hoops appearance for Team USA

The Dream Team

Credit: AP

1992 Barcelona Olympics

The Dream Team


Result: Gold medal

Key players: Charles Barkley (18 PPG), Michael Jordan (14.9 PPG), Karl Malone (13 PPG)

Chuck Daly’s job was easy in 1992: Just watch a team of NBA stars dominate. Nicknamed the "Dream Team," the United States’ roster was loaded with talent, including 10 players that would be named among the NBA’s 50 greatest in history four years later. Team USA won every game by at least 30, culminating in a 117-85 romp over Croatia in the gold-medal game.

Pictured: Scottie Pippen, Jordan and Clyde Drexler celebrate winning the gold medal. (Aug. 8, 1992)

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