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On Sept. 25 at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, Vince Carter slammed what likely was the most famous dunk of his career.

During the span of days that the 2020 Olympics were originally scheduled, USA Basketball is taking a look back at various Olympic facts and games that happened on this day in Olympic basketball history. Join us on this journey!

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced on Aug. 12, 2004, that three-time Olympian Dawn Staley was elected by the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team captains to represent the United States of America as the USA's flag bearer for the 2004 Olympic Games

Check out USA Basketball athletes at Olympic Ceremonies.

  • Author:
    Steve Drumwright, Red Line Editorial
  • Date:
    Jul 23, 2020

U.S. basketball teams have been the most successful in Olympic history, something players, coaches and administrators work hard to sustain.

James and Anthony

See the top performances in U.S. men's Olympic history.

Jonesing for basketball? The IOC Olympic Channel is offering weekly replays of the 1992 Dream Team's historic gold medal run.

Photo gallery of USA Basketball's 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team, i.e. Dream Team.

On April 8, 1989, FIBA voted to allow NBA players to play in its competitions and it changed global basketball for the better forever.

The USA has fielded 18 men’s and 10 women’s basketball teams in Olympic history, capturing a combined 23 gold medals.

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