Better than the 1992 Dream Team? Hardly. The United States Olympic basketball team appears to be like well-appointed London tourists who have first-class tickets to all the prime Olympic events.
There is no need to feel insulted. Kobe Bryant did not demean the memory of the Dream Team.
It has been a year of change in the sports world with the three longest tenured coaches in the three major sports retiring. The Braves’ Bobby Cox, the Titans’ Jeff Fisher and now Jerry Sloan has resigned from the Utah Jazz.
Amar’e Stoudemire is an All-Star starter. The Knicks superstar will become the first New York player to start the NBA All-Star game in nearly two decades.