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8 Enlightening Quotes About The Greatest Team In Basketball History

Basketball writer Lang Whitaker just put together an oral history of the 1992 Olympic Dream Team for GQ. The team won its games by an average of 44 points and is generally recognized as the best collection of basketball talent ever assembled.

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— Charles Barkley, on the college kids who practiced with the Dream Team and beat them on the first day.

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— Chris Webber, on practicing with the Dream Team. The day after the college team won that game, the Dream Team didn’t let them score a single point.

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— Nathaniel Butler, official NBA photographer, on the Dream Team’s Olympic qualifying opponents, who behaved more like fans.

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— Craig Miller, USA Basketball director of public relations, on Charles Barkley’s feelings toward eating dinner with Prince Albert and Prince Rainier in Monte Carlo.

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— Assistant coach P.J. Carlesimo

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— Miller, on the team’s presence in Barcelona

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— Miller

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— Patrick Ewing

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