Download PDF eBook Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Acclaimed sports activities journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the best staff ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Males’s Basketball Team. As a author for Sports activities Illustrated, McCallum loved a courtside seat for the most fun basketball spectacle on earth, protecting the Dream Team from its inception to the gold medal ceremony in Barcelona. Drawing on recent interviews with the gamers, McCallum offers the definitive account of the Dream Team phenomenon. He presents a behind-the-scenes have a look at the controversial choice course of. He takes us inside the staff’s Olympic suites for late-night card video games and bull periods the place superstars like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Hen debated the finer factors of basketball. And he narrates a riveting account of the legendary intrasquad scrimmage that pitted the Dream Teamers towards each other in what could have been the best pickup sport in historical past. In the twenty years since the Dream Team first captivated the world, its mystique has solely grown. Dream Team vividly re-creates the second when a once-in-a-millennium group of athletes got here collectively and modified the future of sports activities—one completely executed quick break at a time.
With a brand new Afterword by the creator
“Absolutely the definitive work on the topic, a superbly fantastic once-you-pick-it-up-you-won’t-be-able-to-put-it-down book.”—The Boston Globe
“An Olympic hoops dream.”—Newsday
“What makes this quantity a must-read for nostalgic hoopsters are the sturdy portraits of the outsize personalities of the members, all of whom have been remarkably open with McCallum, each then and now.”—Booklist (starred review)Ballantine Books
Download PDF eBook Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever