TAG: Dream Team II

FIBA World Cup, Smack / Sep 12, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Dominique Wilkins Says Dream Team II Could Compete With Any American Squad

Dominique Wilkins Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

USA Basketball’s 2014 FIBA World Cup squad certainly isn’t its best. Their dominance in Spain notwithstanding, the Americans pale in comparison to previous editions of Team USA like the original Dream Team and the 2008 Olympic team. USAB officials and even the players would surely admit as much, too; the late-stage departures of stars like Kevin Durant and scheduled absence of LeBron James and company makes that humbling reality obvious. Read More »

Olympics, We Reminisce / Jun 19, 2012 / 11:30 am

We Reminisce: The Other Dream Teams

USA Basketball

As we touched on last week, NBA TV’s documentary “The Dream Team” was pretty, pretty, pretty great. While we gave you a look at some of the top plays and what we learned from “The Dream Team,” it’s important to remember that there were two more “Dream Teams” – the 1994 “Dream Team II” and the 1996 “Dream Team III.” Read More »

Olympics / Jun 14, 2012 / 1:30 pm

The 10 Most Important Things We Learned From ‘The Dream Team’

The Dream Team

Finally, we’ve seen the Monte Carlo tapes. I can speak only for myself when it comes to seeing “The Dream Team” documentary that NBA TV debuted on Wednesday that had been 20 years in the making, but watching the full-court scrimmage between one of the greatest groupings of talent, ever, was a long-awaited highlight. Read More »

Olympics / Jun 14, 2012 / 1:00 pm

The Top 10 Plays Of The 1992 Dream Team

1992 Dream Team

If you watched the NBA TV documentary “The Dream Team” last night, chances are you’re still riding a bit of a high from all the dunking, dishing and Las Ramblas’ing of Charles Barkley. The documentary was a fascinating look at the inside workings of the best team ever assembled. That meant it was light on showing some of the team’s best plays, however. Read More »

Video, We Reminisce / Sep 13, 2010 / 1:00 pm

We Reminisce: Top 10 Plays From Dream Team II

A lot of things have changed since the United States last won the gold medal at the 1994 World Championships in Toronto. For one thing, half of these plays are from a Shaq that none of us have seen in years. But other than there being no music to accompany this clip, it’s definitely worth watching. By the way, who hired the “Saved By The Bell” graphics guy to do the transition slides?

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