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U.S. Olympic basketball team still tries to measure up to Dream Team

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Time was, fans really did dream about the Dream Team. Our sensibilities were injured. We had been swindled out of a gold medal by Russia in the 1972 Olympics – there is a long list of protocol that was broken – and we had finished third in 1988. Our collective nose was out of joint. We were weary of sending our amateurs to play against the professionals of other nations. Why, what if we could send Michael Jordan to the…

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