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on 9 October 2012
For those of you of a similar age as myself and a basketball fan, the players in this book are as recognisable as your own limbs. The collection of players bought together for this first professional US Olympic team was not only unprecedented, but in my humble opinion, as of yet unmatched.

The memories of opponents lining up to be photographed with their NBA idols, point guards laughing as Jordan dunked on them and Angola taking the lead by a single point in the opening game, only to be steamrollered for the next half are still as fresh now as they were then. It could be said that this is the defintive book on the '92 team, but I can't help feeling that perhaps essays written by the players and interspersed throughout the book would have made this a slightly easier read.

Just by assembling this team of superstars, many of whom are still heavily involved in the game, is an achievement in and of itself and must be akin to hearding cats, albeit millionaire superstar cats and for that he is to be heavily commended and I would recommend this book to anybody that watched this incredible collection of superstars play in Barcelona.
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on 24 January 2014
The author had access to all the players and private areas during practice and in hotels. The book is full of anecdotes and stories about the players too. It also tackles the history behind leaving out Isiah Thomas out of Dream Team. A must for NBA fan. Watch also Dream Team 1992 Documentary on You Tube
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on 8 October 2014
McCallum is a master writer anyway......but this book is just so entertaining. To read it again years later was just as enjoyable as the first time.

JT
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on 20 May 2013
A very enlightening, informative & entertaining book. A definitive account of probably the most iconic sports band-of-brothers there ever was. Jack McCallum transports you back to 1992 effortlessly, to an occasion I doubt we will ever see again. If you missed the Barcelona Olympics, this superb account actually makes you believe you were there or that you watched every minute of every one-sided rout. I recommend this book to anyone, even if you're not into sports. This is more than just a sports story.
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on 4 March 2016
Profiles the players selected for the 1992 Summer Olympics for the United States. Chronicles the players, their qualifying and then their international practice. Includes their gambling, golf, and drinking.

They go to the Olympics and trounce the other teams. Shares their impact on the world of basketball. Some insight. Swearing.
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on 30 October 2016
Great stories about fascinating athletes
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on 9 December 2013
Next day it arrived...BRILLIANT....no fuss...THANKS....my son will love it for his christmas....its the only way to shop from now on
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