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1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team

Games of the XXVth Olympiad -- 1992

  • Date:
    Sep 14, 2012

Barcelona, Spain - July 25 - August 10, 1992

From the start they were penciled in as the 1992 Olympic gold medalist team. The media, their opponents, and fans of basketball all agreed that this team would be unbeatable. And it was.

1992 U.S. RESULTS (8-0)
USA 116 Angola 48
USA 103 Croatia 70
USA 111 Germany 68
USA 127 Brazil 83
USA 122 Spain 81
USA 115 Puerto Rico 77
USA 127 Lithuania 76
USA 117 Croatia 85

1992 OLYMPIC GAMES FINAL STANDINGS

1. United States (8-0) 7. Germany (3-5)
2. Croatia (6-2) 8. Puerto Rico (3-5)
3. Lithuania (6-2) 9. Spain (3-4)
4. Com. of Ind. States (5-3) 10. Angola (2-5)
5. Brazil (4-4) 11. Venezuela (2-5)
6. Australia (4-4) 12. China (0-7)

Featuring basketball's best of the best, the U.S. men were never challenged as a new era of international basketball made its debut. International rules, which had previously prevented only NBA players from being eligible for Olympic basketball, were changed by the FIBA membership on April 7, 1989, by virtue of a 56-13 vote in favor of 'open competition.' With the rule change, USA Basketball set forth on its mission of assembling the best possible team, and what a team USA Basketball assembled!

Cruising through the Olympic qualifying tournament with an unblemished 6-0 record, the U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team later strolled almost as easily past its Olympic opponents en route to an 8-0 record and the Olympic gold medal.

Opening against Angola, behind Barkley's 24 points the U.S. squad stomped to a one-sided 116-48 victory. Facing a talented Croatian team a day later, the "Dream Team" managed a 33-point win, 103-70. Jordan led the U.S. team with 21 points. The U.S. team had an easy time with a solid Germany team, rolling to a 111-68 victory as Bird, who had been bothered by a nagging back injury, returned to his All-Star form to lead the USA offensive attack with 19 points, while Karl Malone chipped in 18. While seven "Dream Team" members scored in double digits, Barkley (12-14 FGs) set a USA Olympic single game scoring record with 30 points as the USA crushed Brazil, 127-83. Closing out pool play against host Spain, the U.S. scored a convincing 122-81 victory as Barkley tallied 20 points and Clyde Drexler added 17 points.

Advancing to the quarterfinals, Mullin accounted for a team high 21 points as the USA easily defeated Puerto Rico, 115-77. Meeting Lithuania in the semifinals, a talent filled team that featured four of the top six scorers from the Soviet Union's 1988 Olympic gold medal winning team, the American team jumped out to 11-0 and 34-8 leads to quickly put this contest out of reach and went on to record an impressive 127-76 win as nine U.S. players scored in double figures.

Facing Croatia in the gold medal contest, the U.S. again prevailed in the rematch, this time winning by 32 points, 117-85. Jordan led the U.S. in the gold medal contest with 22 points, while Barkley and Ewing accounted for 17 and 15 points, respectively.

Averaging an Olympic record 117.3 points a game, the USA squad won by an average of 43.8 points and the closest any opponent could come was 32 points (117-85 versus Croatia in the gold medal game).

"You will see a team of professionals in the Olympics again," said USA coach Chuck Daly. "But I don't think you'll see another team quite like this. This was a majestic team."


U.S. MEN'S OLYMPIC TEAM ROSTER

NAME POS HGT WGT AGE AFFILIATION (SCHOOL) HOMETOWN
Charles Barkley F 6-6 250 29 Phoenix Suns (Auburn) Bala Cynwyd, PA
Larry Bird F 6-9 220 35 Boston Celtics (Indiana State) Brookline, MA
Clyde Drexler G 6-7 222 30 Portland Trail Blazers (Houston) Portland, OR
Patrick Ewing C 7-0 240 30 New York Knicks (Georgetown) Fort Lee, NJ
Earvin Johnson G 6-9 220 32 Los Angeles Lakers (Michigan State) Beverly Hills, CA
Michael Jordan G 6-6 198 29 Chicago Bulls (North Carolina) Chicago, IL
Christian Laettner F 6-11 235 22 Duke University Angola, NY
Karl Malone F 6-9 256 29 Utah Jazz (Louisiana Tech) Salt Lake City, UT
Chris Mullin F 6-7 215 29 Golden State Warriors (St. John's) Alamo, CA
Scottie Pippen G/F 6-7 210 26 Chicago Bulls (Central Arkansas) Northbrook, IL
David Robinson C 7-1 235 27 San Antonio Spurs (U.S. Naval Academy) San Antonio, TX
John Stockton G 6-1 175 30 Utah Jazz (Gonzaga) Salt Lake City, UT
HEAD COACH: Chuck Daly, New Jersey Nets
ASSISTANT COACH: Lenny Wilkens, Cleveland Cavaliers
ASSISTANT COACH: P.J. Carlesimo, Seton Hall
ASSISTANT COACH: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University
TEAM PHYSICIAN: David Fischer, Minneapolis, MN
TEAM PHYSICIAN: Steve Lombardo, Los Angeles Lakers
TEAM PHYSICIAN: Norman Scott, New York Knicks
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Ed Lacerte, Boston Celtics


1992 U.S. MEN'S OLYMPIC TEAM CUMULATIVE STATISTICS

G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
Barkley  8/4
59- 83
.711
7- 8
.875
19- 26
.731
33/ 4.1
144/ 18.0
19
1
21
Jordan  8/8
51-113
.451
4- 19
.211
13- 19
.684
19/ 2.4
119/ 14.9
38
4
37
Malone  8/4
40- 62
.645
0- 0
.000
24- 32
.750
42/ 5.3
104/ 13.0
9
5
12
Mullin  8/2
39- 63
.619
14- 26
.538
11- 14
.786
13/ 1.6
103/ 12.9
29
2
14
Drexler  8/3
37- 64
.578
6- 21
.286
4- 10
.400
24/ 3.0
 84/ 10.5
29
2
19
Ewing  8/4
33- 53
.623
0- 0
.000
10- 16
.625
42/ 5.3
 76/   9.5
3
15
7
Pippen  8/3
28- 47
.596
5- 13
.385
11- 15
.733
17/ 2.1
 72/   9.0
47
1
23
Robinson  8/4
27- 47
.574
0- 0
.000
18- 26
.692
33/ 4.1
 72/   9.0
7
12
14
Bird  8/3
25- 48
.521
9- 27
.333
8- 10
.800
30/ 3.8
 67/   8.4
14
2
14
Johnson  6/5
17- 30
.567
6- 13
.462
8- 10
.800
14/ 2.3
 48/   8.0
33
0
8
Laettner  8/0
9- 20
.450
2- 6
.333
18- 20
.900
20/ 2.5
 38/   4.8
3
3
8
Stockton  4/0
4- 8
.500
1- 2
.500
2- 3
.667
1/ 0.3
 11/   2.8
8
0
0
USA  8
369-638
.578
54-135
.400
146-201
.726
288/36.0
938/117.3
239
47
177
OPP.  8
214-586
.365
57-187
.305
103-151
.682
180/22.5
588/  73.5
109
13
104

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