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August 12, 2012, 12:32 PM
USA 107 Spain 100 Final... congrats to USA, awesome, another gold.

This game should put an ending to the debate of who was the greatest USA basketball team ever, THE DREAM TEAM is still the greatest. PERIOD.

This should of been a blow out rather than a struggle. An interesting stat, dreamer team won by 7 points THE DREAM TEAM won the gold by 32.

Just saying.

There were some wannabe players in the 2012 Olympic basketball team roster, let me explain.

Kobe Bryant and Lebron James want to be Michael Jordan, well sorry folks they are not MJ, close but no cigar.

Carmelo Anthony wants to be Kobe Bryant, again sorry folks he is not, not even close.

You get the drift don't you, may you know some other wannabe on this team, please post them.

Again awesome for the USA two in a row proud of the team. Congrats.

Go USA.
August 13, 2012  06:51 PM ET

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August 13, 2012  08:39 PM ET

The Dream Team was the better team because they had size and likely more HOFers.

But let's keep things in perspective: comparing margins of victory is not only unfair, it's ridiculous. International basketball has improved significantly over the last twenty years. And the 1992 squad played notably inferior opponents; there literally were no quality opponents in their day.

Hell, the 1992 silver and bronze medal winners only had two NBA players apiece.

August 13, 2012  10:00 PM ET
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International basketball has improved significantly over the last twenty years. And the 1992 squad played notably inferior opponents; there literally were no quality opponents in their day.Hell, the 1992 silver and bronze medal winners only had two NBA players apiece.

I agree that this is the most important factor.

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