Friday, August 4, 2023

The USA junior basketball team beat the senior team in two scrimmages today


“That’s a time-honored tradition in USA Basketball,” Kerr said.

That’s absolutely true, famously going back to the first time NBA players represented the country. It was the 1992 Dream Team, the group of basically the best players in the world at that time — Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Karl Malone, John Stockton, David Robinson and more — playing a team of college kids in a closed scrimmage. The Dream Team lost, 62-54.

The "Select" team roster