Dream Team vs. 2012 Team USA

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Dream Team vs. 2012 Team USA

While I believe that it's near impossible to compare players and teams from different eras of the game, I felt this comparison needed to be addressed before the Olympics kick off later this week.

The 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team won all 14 games they played that summer, with no contest being closer than a 32-point victory. Eleven of the 12 players on that roster, coached by Chuck Daly, turned out to be NBA Hall of Famers.

The 2012 United States men's Olympic basketball team has won all four games on their schedule so far, although they only defeated Brazil by 11 points and Argentina by six. International competition has improved since 1992 though, making the comparison between the Dream Team and the 2012 Team USA a close one.

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