- Team USA's gold-medal run in the 1984 Olympic Games
The Olympians swept their way to gold, putting the sword to every team they played at the 1984 Olympic Games, in Los Angeles. In this episode, we recap each game along the way - settle in and prepare to learn the background behind each of USA's eight-game tear, versus the world.
The most prominent players mentioned in this episode, include: Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin, Wayman Tisdale, Steve Alford, Leon Wood & Sam Perkins.
Topics / articles discussed (every effort has been made to confirm exact dates):
84-07-23 - US team a cinch for gold?
84-07-28 - China's basketball team plays police
84-07-28 - Will U.S. hoop team win easily?
84-07-30 - Robertson, Jordan on target as US cagers clobber Chinese
84-07-30 - U.S. rips China
84-08-01 - Knight's intimidation leads U.S. hoopsters past Canada
84-08-01 - Jordan, US overwhelm Canadians
84-08-01 - It's another easy day for Knight's team
84-08-02 - Knight's cagers demonstrate defensive lesson to Uruguay
84-08-04 - Americans fry French, 120-62
84-08-05 - Jordan beats Spain, then U.S. does
84-08-05 - Jordan Definitely Basketball Version Of A Perfect Ten
84-08-06 - Alford fires U.S. into medal round
84-08-09 - Americans bounce into gold-medal game
84-08-11 - Knight's team proves it's America's game
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