Found July 12, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
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 five years older than most of them were. Michael Jordan also thinks Kobe is out of his mind, but at least he got a good chuckle out of it. Jordan told The Associated Press Thursday that he laughed, “I absolutely laughed” when hearing Bryant’s comments that the squad training in Las Vegas could take Jordan and company. Jordan says there was “no comparison” which team was better, adding that Byrant comparing the two teams “is not one of the smarter things he ever could have done.” Unfortunately, we will never get the answer to this question unless somebody throws it on a video game simulator. As we all know, those things

Kobe Bryant accepts Kyrie Irving’s one-on-one challenge for $50,000

  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 [...]

Kobe Bryant And Kyrie Irving Agreed To A $50,000 One-On-One Challenge

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

Dream Team Jam

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...

Kobe to LeBron: “One championship doesn’t get it”

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...

Kobe Bryant is dreaming according to Dream-Teamer Charles Barkley

From Geno Ball 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 writes: Charles Barkley doesn’t agree with Kobe Bryant. Bryant said Wednesday that he believes the current USA Olympic squad...

Kobe Bryant says Andrew Bynum has a ‘f*** it’ attitude

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...

Magic Johnson Says Dream Team 'Too Smart,' 'Too Competitive' to Lose to Kobe Bryant's 2012 USA Team

One by one, members of the Dream Team have been responding to Kobe Bryant, who said that this year's USA basketball team would pull out a victory over the 1992 squad. Magic Johnson offered his feedback via Twitter. Johnson kicked off his series of tweets by re-tweeting ESPN's Dick Vitale, who said that he totally agrees with Michael Jordan, who admitted earlier in the day...

Charles Barkley: 1992 Dream Team would Beat 2012 Olympic Team

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...
Lakers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.