The 10 Most Memorable Moments in Olympic Basketball History

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The 10 Most Memorable Moments in Olympic Basketball History
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When it was first introduced as an Olympic sport in 1936, players over 6'2" were almost banned from competition and the final game was played on a soaked clay-and-sand court. Hard to believe these days for one of the headlining sports of the Summer Games...

The Olympic hardwood has seen it all: dramatic victories, disappointing upsets, some of the world's most famous athletes, and even political controversies. Additionally, playing on the Olympic stage has been one of the main driving forces behind the rapid international growth of the sport.

The following are the 10 most memorable moments in recent Olympic basketball history.

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