Who was the Better Team: Dream Team or Redeem Team?

GackSports.comContributor IIOctober 13, 2010

LAS VEGAS - JULY 24:  Kevin Durant #5 of the 2010 USA Basketball Men's National Team smiles after a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center July 24, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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The debate has been on since the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Who is the better team: the Dream Team or the Redeem Team?

The Dream Team, officially known as the 1992 United State men’s Olympic basketball team, was a team for the ages. It was the first time that NBA players were allowed to compete in the Olympics. They did not disappoint and easily won the Gold medal.

The Redeem Team, officially known as the 2008 United States men’s Olympic basketball team, was assembled for one purpose, to reclaim the gold. The 2004 team came home with bronze, the worst outing for a U.S. team made up of NBA players. The Redeem Team did just that, they redeemed themselves and fairly easily won the gold medal.

Let’s compare the two teams.

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