50Summer OlympicsThe Dream Team
Date / Aug 8, 1992
Location / Pavelló Olímpic de Badalona | Barcelona, Spain
Moment / The Dream Team, a collection of the best and brightest NBA stars (and college stud Christian Laettner), ran through the competition at the 1992 Games, beating all six of their opponents by at least 30 points en route to the gold medal.
Impact / The Dream Team was the first U.S. Olympic team to include active NBA players. Their success—many consider it the greatest team to ever play together—helped make basketball a global sport.