The 1992 U.S. Olympic basketball “Dream Team” dominated Olympic basketball.
The squad was led by Michael Jordan and is considered the greatest basketball team ever.
Many of the legendary members are still involved in basketball today.
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The 1992 U.S. Olympic basketball squad, also known as the “Dream Team,” is considered by some to be the greatest basketball team ever created.
Composed of several Hall of Fame players, the ’92 Dream Team dominated the competition, restoring glory to U.S. Basketball.
Here’s what the legendary members are up to today:
Michael Jordan was the star of the Dream Team and the face of the NBA.
Today, Jordan is the owner of the Charlotte Hornets, the face of Jordan brand, and widely considered the greatest NBA player ever.
Magic Johnson was the fading, but popular elder statesman on the Dream Team.
Today, Johnson is a celebrity, public speaker, basketball analyst, and part owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Sparks.
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Larry Bird, like Johnson, was one of the Dream Team’s elder statesmen, though he struggled to play through back injuries.
Bird was the president of the Indiana Pacers until 2017. He is retired now but still involved in basketball and the NBA.
Charles Barkley was another star for the Dream Team, making waves with his flashy play, trash talk, and enjoyment of the Barcelona nightlife during the games.
Today, Barkley is an analyst and one of the stars of TNT’s “Inside the NBA.”
Scottie Pippen was Jordan’s wingman on the Bulls and contributed his defense, passing, and athleticism to the Dream Team.
Pippen has worked with the Bulls in retirement and is also an NBA analyst.
Karl Malone was third on the Dream Team in scoring, averaging 13 points per game.
Malone has worked with the Utah Jazz coaching big men, but largely seems to enjoy retirement “in the woods or on a boat.”
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Chris Mullin was one of the Dream Team’s sharpshooters and leading scorers.
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Mullin was hired as the head coach of St. John’s basketball in 2015, but he stepped down in 2019. He is now an analyst with NBC Sports Bay Area.
Patrick Ewing was the Dream Team’s anchor in the paint, leading the team in rebounds and blocks.
Today, Ewing is the head coach at Georgetown.
Clyde Drexler averaged 10 points per game in the ’92 Olympics.
Today, Drexler does color commentary for the Houston Rockets and is the commissioner of the three-on-three league The Big 3.
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David Robinson also manned the middle for Team USA.
Today, Robinson is a partner with the private equity firm Admiral Capital Group and is involved with multiple charities.
Source: Admiral Capital Group
John Stockton, though he played sparingly, was one of the team’s floor generals.
Stockton served as an assistant coach for the Montana State University women’s basketball team in 2015-16. …read more
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