Arvydas Sabonis. Detlef Shrempf. Toni Kukoc. Drazen Petrovic. Dino Radja. Oscar Schmidt.
Those were the six best players in the 1992 Olympics – other than the guys who donned the Stars and Stripes.
Over the years, the legend of “The Dream Team” has grown to unfathomable heights. After last month’s documentary, it’s almost Un-American to say anything bad about those “heroes” who traveled to Barcelona and showed the world how to play basketball.
As it stands, the Dream Team is, in fact, the greatest collection of talent a team has ever assembled. However, our love for its players has caused us do overrate them on the basketball court.
Remember: Christian Laettner played on the Dream Team … just how good could it have been?
Dream-y Christian Laettner.
Forgotten Facts About The Dream Team
All joking aside though, because of our love for Magic, Jordan, Bird, and the rest of those guys, we tend to forget a few significant facts about the greatest team ever assembled:
1. Magic and Larry ...