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by dmiles » Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:46 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Ronnie Reagon... a true American false idol!
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by jb » Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:08 pm
Squints wrote:Thanks for that tip eye, I'll be sure to check it out. JB is spot on with the basketball analysis and I'll defer the politics talk. But the fall of the Soviet Union happened a few months back, before the Winter Olympics and they were called the Unified Team, not the Soviet Union, it lost a lot of its luster from just the name change alone. Then add the fact that many of the better USSR were from Lithuania, who competed separately from the Unified Team, which the US crushed in the semis and you could say the big, bad, US bullied the brand new country who barely had its own government set up.
by jb » Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:09 pm
FUDU wrote:Jb is right, the concept of the Dream Team was for the most part a big ole "suck my dick" from the U.S.That was a very fun time to be an NBA fan. Stars aligned for that unmatched collection of talent.
by SoulDawg74 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:31 pm
jb wrote:FUDU wrote:Jb is right, the concept of the Dream Team was for the most part a big ole "suck my dick" from the U.S.That was a very fun time to be an NBA fan. Stars aligned for that unmatched collection of talent.Yep, FUDU gets it.Concept eludes the apolitical apathetic hipster.
by FUDU » Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:36 pm
by Squints » Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:41 pm
jb wrote:Agree. The build up didn't match the show up of the rooskies. But the dream team was all about the build up IMO.
by mattvan1 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:55 pm
FUDU wrote:Was that the Olympics Kukoc was in or was it 96?Was it Pippen that schooled him?
and it came in the form of Toni Kukoc of Croatia, who had been offered a multimillion dollar contract by the Chicago Bulls at a time when they were refusing to renegotiate the contract of Pippen, who was earning a relatively paltry $770,000.In a story that has become famous in the years since, Jordan followed up Daly's pregame speech by telling the rest of the locker room that he and Pippen would be the only ones defending Kukoc that day. They held him to four points on 2-for-11 shooting with seven turnovers in a 33-point victory before beating the Croatians again, by 32, in the gold-medal game.
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