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26 Years Ago - Dream Team Wins Gold

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On Aug. 7, 1992, the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team earned the gold medal after defeating Croatia 117-85. Featuring the greatest collection of basketball players ever, on the 26th anniversary of the historic gold medal game, USAB.com takes a look back at the Dream Team (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

 

26 Years Ago - Dream Team Wins Gold

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1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team during the medal ceremony (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

26 Years Ago - Dream Team Wins Gold

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Clyde Drexler, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, and Michael Jordan cheer during the 1992 Summer Olympics (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

26 Years Ago - Dream Team Wins Gold

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Michael Jordan (Photo by Mike Powell/Allsport).

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Charles Barkley (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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David Robinson (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images).

26 Years Ago - Dream Team Wins Gold

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USA head coach Chuck Daly, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, and Magic Johnson talk with the media at the 1992 Summer Olympics (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Larry Bird (Photo by Mike Powell/Allsport).

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The 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team coaching staff (L-R) P.J. Carlesimo, Mike Krzyzewski, Chuck Daly and Lenny Wilken (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Scottie Pippen (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Magic Johnson (left) and Michael Jordan (right) (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Chris Mullin (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

26 Years Ago - Dream Team Wins Gold

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Christian Laettner receives his gold medal during the medal ceremony following the basketball finals in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain (Photo by Mike Powell/Allsport).

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1992 U.S. Olympic Team head coach Chuck Daly (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Earvin "Magic" Johnson (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Clyde Drexler (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team coaches (left to right) P.J. Carlesimo, Mike Krzyzewski, Chuck Daly,  Lenny Wilkens (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Patrick Ewing (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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The 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team receives their gold medals in Barcelona, Spain (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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John Stockton (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Charles Barkley (left) and Magic Johnson (right) (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Karl Malone (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Christian Laettner (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Michael Jordan (left) and Earvin Johnson (right) (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Charles Barkley congratulates a Lithuanian player (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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1992 U.S. Olympic Team Opening Ceremony. (L-R) John Stockton, Clyde Drexler, David Robinson, Charles Barkley, Christian Laettner, Karl Malone, Magic Johnson and Scottie Pippen (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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USA head coach Chuck Daly (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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Magic Johnson (Photo by Mike Powell/ALLSPORT).

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Patrick Ewing and Larry Bird share a laugh pre-game (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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John Stockton (left) and Karl Malone (right) (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Allsport).

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1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images).

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