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Kobe Bryant raised a few eyebrows recently when he proclaimed that the current edition of the USA basketball Olympic team could beat the original Dream Team from 1992, a team comprised of Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and others. Here are Kobe’s comments: “Well, just from a basketball standpoint, they obviously have [...]
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On Tuesday, Lakers Superstar, Kobe Bryant stated that the 2012 Olympic basketball team would beat the Dream Team and all Charles Barkley could do was laugh.
Barkley, a member of the 1992 gold medal-winning squad, was a guest on The Mike Missanelli Show on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia on Wednesday and fired back at Kobe for his much-discussed remarks.
“I just started laughing...
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Kobe Bryant says the 2012 US Olympic basketball team would beat the original Dream Team of 1992.
USA! Who’s number one?
Charles Barkley—and almost everyone 40 or older—knows that Kobe is dead wrong.
Rick Doyle of nesn.com writes:
Charles Barkley doesn’t agree with Kobe Bryant.
Bryant said Wednesday that he believes the current USA Olympic squad...
Kobe Bryant knew he would create quite the stir when he said on Wednesday that the 2012 edition of Team USA could beat the 1992 Dream Team that most believe is the greatest Olympic team of all time. He’s Kobe Bryant — that’s what he does. Unsurprisingly, Charles Barkley strongly disagreed with Kobe’s assessment that the 1992 team was “old,” noting that Kobe is about...
This week, Kobe Bryant claimed his current US squad could beat the mythic 1992 Dream Team. Dream Teamer Charles Barkley doubts if most of this current crop would’ve even made it past tryouts in his heyday. Since the two teams can never meet in reality, they’ll have to settle for an old fashioned arcade throwdown. Gentlemen, step right up to Dick’s Dream Team Jam...
Kyrie Irving had a phenomenal rookie year, and he is also abusing cats during Summer League and Team USA practices. You may remember the video in which he was blowing past Harden and Westbrook, needless to say, Irving is really feeling himself now. Thus, he challenged Kobe Bryant to a one-on-one game, and Kobe [...]
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They may be Olympic teammates for the time being, but don’t think Kobe Bryant has any plans of taking it easy on LeBron James.
While playing together, they were interviewed by Sports Illustrated in Las Vegas during training camp. What do you think they were talking about?
“One championship doesn’t get it, you know what I’m saying?” Bryant said. “So for me, when we won...
Andrew Bynum has somewhat of a bizarre attitude. That’s putting it nicely, because most people think it stinks. He has battled injuries for much of his young career, but there are a lot of people around the NBA who believe Bynum will never fulfill his potential because he lacks a winner’s mentality. He seems to kind of let things roll right off his back, which can be beneficial...
No one is going to be able to run with this U.S. team, as the Dominican Republic demonstrated throughout its 113-59 loss in the Americans’ opening exhibition Thursday. So the ultimate goal for Team USA’s Olympic opponents later this month in London will be to control the pace of the game by avoiding turnovers, developing structured offense and shooting a respectable percentage...