Basketball Articles
Ticket Retriever is a ticket broker specializing in concert tickets, sports tickets, theatre tickets and tickets to all major events nationwide.
HOME CONCERTS NFL MLB NHL NBA NASCAR NCAA TERMS AND CONDITIONS FAQ

Basketball Articles


NBA Tickets
Click Here To View NBA Basketball Schedules & To Purchase NBA Basketball Tickets
Click Here
To View Schedules &
Purchase NBA Tickets

 

NBA Tickets
View Schedules and Tickets For All NBA Games Nationwide


NBA Tickets

Click Here To View NBA Basketball Schedules & To Purchase NBA Basketball Tickets
Click Here
To View Schedules &
Purchase NBA Tickets

Event Tickets > Basketball Tickets > Basketball Articles
 

Basketball?s Original ?Dream Team?

The original Dream Team, the U.S. basketball team that won the gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, was a phenomenon on and off the court. It mattered not that it dominated the Olympic competition, beating its eight opponents by an average of 44 points. What was important was that the Dream Team, the first U.S. Olympic team to include NBA stars, gave fans a glimpse of basketball at its finest, and an entire world responded.

Since 1992, basketball has exploded in popularity around the globe, rising to a place where it truly challenges soccer's status as the world's most popular sport. Much of that is due to the impact of the Dream Team, which attracted fans and followers wherever it went.

"It was," said Coach Chuck Daly, "like Elvis and the Beatles put together. Traveling with the Dream Team was like traveling with 12 rock stars. That's all I can compare it to."

And what a band it was. Start with three of the game's all-time greats: Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. Add the irrepressible Charles Barkley for a little spice, as well as seven more NBA All-Stars: centers David Robinson and Patrick Ewing, power forward Karl Malone, swingmen Scottie Pippen, Chris Mullin and Clyde Drexler and point guard John Stockton. Complete the roster with Christian Laettner, the best college Basektball Player of 1991-92 and a future NBA All-Star.


Click Here
To View Schedules &
Purchase NBA Tickets

Opponents didn't have a chance, but they didn't care. One Basektball Player, while trying to guard Magic Johnson, was seen frantically waving to a camera-wielding teammate on the bench, signaling to make sure he got a picture of them together.

"They knew they were playing the best in the world," reflected Daly after the basketball team won the gold medal with a 117-85 win over Croatia on August 8, 1992. "They'll go home and for the rest of their lives be able to tell their kids, 'I played against Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.' And the more they play against our best Basektball Players, the more confident they're going to get.

"Finally there will come a day -- I'm not saying it will happen anytime soon, mind you, but it's inevitable that it will happen -- that they will be able to compete with us on even terms. And they'll look back on the Dream Team as a landmark event in that process."


Click Here
To View Schedules &
Purchase NBA Tickets


More Great Basketball Articles:

A Great Basketball Moment from the National Basketball Association Finals
Basketball Hall of Fame
National Basketball Association's Mr. Clutch
Basketball?s Original ?Dream Team?
Game 6 of the National Basketball Association Finals on The Line
The Finals History of The National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association Playoff Buzzer Beaters
One of Basketball?s Greatest Moments from the NBA?s Greatest Basketball Player
The 13 Original Rules of Basketball
The Greatest Basketball Team in NBA History

Other Articles

Ticket Retriever offers some terrific information on a variety of subjects in our articles section.


NBA Tickets
Click Here To View NBA Basketball Schedules & To Purchase NBA Basketball Tickets
Click Here
To View Schedules &
Purchase NBA Tickets

 

NBA Tickets
View Schedules and Tickets For All NBA Games Nationwide


NBA Tickets

Click Here To View NBA Basketball Schedules & To Purchase NBA Basketball Tickets
Click Here
To View Schedules &
Purchase NBA Tickets

 

[Guaranteed Low Prices]
[Baseball Tickets] [Basketball Tickets]
[Concerts] [NBA] [College Basketball] [MLB] [NASCAR]
[Theatre/Vegas] [NHL] [NFL] [College Football] [Sports] [Other Events] [Hot Items]
[Privacy Policy] [Terms and Conditions] [Search Event]
[Event Request] [Sell Tickets] [View Cart] [Log in] [Home]
[Site Maps] [Entertainment Directory]

SEARCH EVENT

EVENT REQUEST
SELL TICKETS
SPORTS
OTHER EVENTS


Basketball Tickets Available at Ticket Retriever

 

DISCLAIMER: Ticket Retriever is an independent ticket distributor that obtains tickets on the secondary market. We are not connected with or sponsored by any of the venues, teams, universities, performers, or organizations whose tickets we provide unless we expressly indicate that we are an official partner. If you want to buy tickets from the venue or organization box offices or their official distribution outlets, please inquire directly with the venues or organizations themselves. We are not affiliated with Ticket Master or any other box office. Our prices reflect the cost of obtaining premium seating and therefore are often different than the face value of any ticket. By purchasing tickets through this site, the buyer understands that they are purchasing a complete package. Purchaser understands by entering his/her payment information, this will serve as an authorized signature.
 
NBA

NBA Tickets
Atlanta Hawks Tickets
Boston Celtics Tickets
Chicago Bulls Tickets
Cleveland Cavaliers Tickets
Dallas Mavericks Tickets
Denver Nuggets Tickets
Detroit Pistons Tickets
Golden State Warriors Tickets
Houston Rockets Tickets
Indiana Pacers Tickets
Los Angeles Clippers Tickets
Los Angeles Lakers Tickets
Memphis Grizzlies Tickets
Miami Heat Tickets
Minnesota Timberwolves Tickets
Milwaukee Bucks Tickets
New Jersey Nets Tickets
New Orleans Hornets Tickets
New York Knicks Tickets
Orlando Magic Tickets
Philadelphia 76ers Tickets
Phoenix Suns Tickets
Portland Trail Blazers Tickets
Sacramento Kings Tickets
San Antonio Spurs Tickets
Seattle Supersonics Tickets
Toronto Raptors Tickets
Utah Jazz Tickets
Washington Wizards Tickets
NBA Tickets
NBA All Star Tickets
NBA Playoff Tickets
NBA Finals Tickets
Basketball Articles
NBA Tickets Site Map
TicketRetriever.com Site Map
 


Ticket Retriever Is A Ticket Broker
For All Major Events Nationwide Specializing In
Concert Tickets : Sports Tickets : Dallas Cowboys TicketsTheatre & Vegas Tickets

Basketball Tickets
Tickets In Demand : On Demand
Purchase NBA Tickets Online Or Call Ticket Retriever Directly at (866) 248-9054