USA basketball at the Olympics

Look back at each Olympics hoops appearance for Team USA

No star power, no problem

Credit: AP

1964 Tokyo Olympics

No star power, no problem


Result: Gold medal

Key players: Jerry Shipp (12.4 PPG), Bill Bradley (10.1 PPG), Joe Caldwell (9 PPG)

The 1964 U.S. roster wasn’t nearly as loaded as the roster from four years earlier, but Shipp, Bradley and Caldwell still carried Team USA to a 9-0 record and a sixth straight gold medal.

Pictured: The United States takes on the Soviet Union in Tokyo. (Oct. 23, 1964)

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