In case you don’t remember, The USA National Basketball Team won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. That team looked pretty impressive, but anyone who has been around for a while would stop short of calling them the Dream Team. Dream Team is a title reserved for the 1992 U.S. Olympic team, which consisted of some of the greatest players to ever play the game like Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, and Michael Jordan. According to USA Basketball President Jerry Colangelo, it’s fair to compare the 2012 team to the 1992 team.
“I think it will be a fair comparison with the Dream Team,” Colangelo said in a phone interview Thursday with FOX Sports Florida. “Look at the progress our players have made since (winning Olympic gold in) 2008. We have some of the greatest players of all time.
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