USA basketball at the Olympics

Look back at each Olympics hoops appearance for Team USA

New-look roster, same result

Credit: AP

1996 Atlanta Olympics

New-look roster, same result


Result: Gold medal

Key players: David Robinson (12.8 PPG), Charles Barkley (12.4 PPG), Reggie Miller (11.4 PPG)

Five original Dream Teamers were joined by seven newcomers as Team USA looked to defend its gold medal on home turf. Robinson, one of the returning members — joined by Barkley, Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen and John Stockton — poured in 28 points in the gold-medal game, which the U.S. won, 95-69 against Yugoslavia.

Pictured: Robinson celebrates a victory over Yugoslavia in the gold medal game. (Aug. 3, 1996)

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