Sept. 5, 2014

Michael Jordan's rookie NBA season - 1984 USA Olympic Games - NB85-4

Michael Jordan's rookie NBA season - 1984 USA Olympic Games - NB85-4

Adam & Aaron celebrate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan's (1984) arrival in the National Basketball Association. This episode covers:

- 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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