Adam & Aaron celebrate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan‘s (1984) arrival in the National Basketball Association. This episode covers:
- Team USA’s 1984 pre-Olympic Exhibition Games versus NBA Stars
The Olympians played a total of nine exhibition games in just under five weeks, as a build-up to the 1984 Olympic Games, in Los Angeles. You’ll learn facts, figures and tidbits from each of the exhibition games – much of which, we’re confident you’ve never heard before.
The most prominent players mentioned in this episode, include: Michael Jordan, Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing, Isiah Thomas, Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Sam Bowie & Terry Cummings.
Many thanks to great friend of the show, Todd Spehr. He kindly provided box scores for each of the exhibition games.
Topics / articles discussed (every effort has been made to confirm exact dates):
84-06-23 - Olympic cagers prove team skills with victory over former Hoosiers
84-06-23 - Jordan won’t overdose on basketball
84-06-28 - Olympic Cage Squad Finalized
84-07-02 - USA cagers shaping up
84-07-02 - Ewing Hears The Cheers
84-07-04 - USA’s Basketball Tradition on Line When Olympic Competition Commences
84-07-10 - U.S. Olympic basketball team becomes part of game’s history
84-07-13 - Jordan paces Olympians’ win
84-07-13 - Michael Jordan leads Olympians
84-07-13 - Knight influence is evident
84-07-17 - Knight’s Brash Courtside Manner Is No Accident
84-07-26 - Carolina twosome decisive
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