MADRID – Celebrating USA Basketball’s original “Dream Team”, the IOC’s global Olympic Channel presents full event replays from the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 men’s basketball tournament in “Dream Team 1992 Revisited”.
Streaming weekly beginning on Thursday, 16 April at 19:00 EDT, “Dream Team 1992 Revisited” relives the action from all eight Team USA basketball matches from Barcelona 1992. Coverage will be available in all territories worldwide for free at olympicchannel.com and its apps for mobile, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform. (No TV subscription is required.)
The live streams will include real-time commentary in English with sports broadcasting personalities Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) and Tom Kirkland (@tksportstweets) as they relive the action, sights and sounds from the ’92 Games.
Barcelona 1992 marked the first time that NBA players could compete in men’s basketball at the Olympic Games. The USA responded by sending a “Dream Team” of superstars in what is considered one of the best sports teams ever assembled.
Widely credited with propelling the popularity of basketball internationally, the 1992 “Dream Team” captivated the world and dominated the Olympic tournament defeating its eight Olympic opponents by an average of 44 points en route to a gold medal.
The full USA Basketball “Dream Team” roster brought together Hall of Famers Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Clyde Drexler, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Christian Laettner, Karl Malone, Chris Mullin, Scottie Pippen, David Robinson and John Stockton. Chuck Daly served as head coach alongside assistant coaches P.J. Carlesimo, Mike Krzyzewski, and Lenny Wilkens.
Olympic Channel LIVE Streaming Schedule: ‘92 Barcelona Revisited
All times Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Schedule is subject to change.
|16 April||USA vs. Angola (Preliminary Round)||7 p.m.|
|23 April||USA vs. Croatia (Preliminary Round)||7 p.m.|
|30 April||USA vs. Germany (Preliminary Round)||7 p.m.|
|7 May||USA vs. Brazil (Preliminary Round)||7 p.m.|
|14 May||USA vs. Spain (Preliminary Round)||7 p.m.|
|21 May||USA vs. Puerto Rico (Quarterfinal)||7 p.m.|
|28 May||USA vs. Lithuania (Semi-Final)||7 p.m.|
|4 June||USA vs. Croatia (Final)||7 p.m.|
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