The men's national basketball team of the United States won the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Led by Basketball Hall of Fame head coach Lenny Wilkens, the team won gold for the second straight Olympics. Nicknamed Dream Team III, the team included five players who were Olympic teammates on the original "Dream Team", from the 1992 Olympic basketball tournament: Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen, John Stockton, and David Robinson. Gary Payton was a late repl
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With the U.S. men's team winning the gold medal, Scottie Pippen would become the first person to win an NBA championship and Olympic gold medal in the same year twice, after having played for the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Finals.
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Twelve men's teams competed in basketball at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA • July 20 - August 3, 1996. Just as its predecessor, the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team did, the 1996 USA Men's Olympic Team proved itself as the best en route to compiling a perfect 8-0 record and capturing the gold at the Atlanta Summer Olympic Games. 1996 USA RESULTS (8-0)
The U.S. fell behind Cuba by seven points in the game's early goings, however, Lisa Leslie's 24 points led a USA charge that saw all 12 players score. Ruthie Bolton's 21 points helped the USA follow up on its opening game victory with a 98-65 rout of Ukraine.
Basketball at the 1996 Summer Olympics; Tournament; men: women: Squads; men: women: Twelve women's teams competed in basketball at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
The women's tournament of basketball at the 1996 Olympics at Atlanta, United States began on July 21 and ended on August 5, when the United States defeated Brazil 111–87 for the gold medal. Contents
After 10 months of preparation that included 52 games in seven countries and over 100,000 miles of travel, the 1996 U.S. squad dominated its competition to reclaim the Olympic gold medal at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. That team, which featured an all-star roster and helped launch two pro leagues, forever changed the landscape of women’s basketball in this country.
Start Date: Jul 20, 1996. End Date: Aug 3, 1996. Format: Round-robin pools advanced teams to classification matches. Gold: United States. Silver: Serbia and Montenegro. Bronze: Lithuania. More league info.