“Angola is in trouble!”: Charles Barkley issued a warning before 1992 Dream Team’s first game

NBA legend Charles Barkley issued a stern warning before the 1992 Dream Team’s first group stage game against Angola  Before the 1992 Olympics, FIBA lifted the rules that prohibited professional players from participating in FIBA events. This led to the…

Charles Barkley’s ‘bar punch’ almost left a $50,0000 hole in his pocket

Charles Barkley and the law have entangled various times in the past. The Chuckster is all fun and games on Inside the NBA but comes with quite the reputation. Sir Charles has had quite the lineup of lawsuits against him. Assault,…

“Clyde Drexler would wear 2 left shoes rather than admit weakness to Michael Jordan!”: How 6’6″ Bulls icon irritated NBA legend during Dream Team scrimmages

Michael Jordan was synonymous with competitive spirit and winning in the NBA. The Bulls superstar was a phenomenon that escalated the popularity of the league worldwide. MJ was the face of the league and his 6 rings speak for his…

“Scottie Pippen, you stay; Charles Barkley, find a different basket! This one is Champions only!”: When Michael Jordan obliterated 3 of his Dream Team teammates during practice

Bulls legend Michael Jordan was known to be thoroughly competitive and a bully, Charles Barkley and others experienced the same Before 1989, FIBA rules specifically prohibited NBA players to participate in the Olympics as part of the US Olympic team.…

“I giggled about crossing Michael Jordan, and we lost that game!”: Grant Hill recounted a story about his first matchup with the Bulls legend playing against the 1992 Dream Team 

Grant Hill was supposed to be the guy who took over Michael Jordan. Injuries derailed his career but he did get to beat MJ, momentarily.   Grant Hill is an NBA legend with one of the most ‘What if’ careers of…

“Larry Bird looked at Magic Johnson to say it’s over”: Michael Jordan recalls arguing with the Lakers superstar on having taken over as the best in the NBA

Michael Jordan recalls having a playful argument with Magic Johnson on the rest of the Dream Team on who were the alphas in the NBA.  The fact that players like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Charles Barkley weren’t allowed to…

“Kobe Bryant comparing the Dream Team to the 2012 Olympic team isn’t smart”: Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley scoffed at the idea of Bryant and company besting them

Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley weren’t fond of Kobe Bryant saying his 2012 Olympic squad would beat the 1992 Dream Team.  The 1992 Dream Team is perhaps the greatest collection of talent the basketball has ever seen. Michael Jordan, Magic…

“Everybody was waiting for Magic Johnson to die”: Clyde Drexler had a grim take on the Lakers legend contracting HIV and playing for the Dream Team

Clyde Drexler very shockingly said that ‘everybody’ was waiting for Magic Johnson to die after news broke of him contracting HIV.  Magic Johnson accomplished more than what most NBA players could only dream of in the 12 years he spent…

“Michael Jordan threw his paddle and didn’t talk to anyone for two days”: Bulls legend reacted maniacally to losing to Christian Laettner in a game of ping-pong

Michael Jordan was irate after losing a game of ping-pong to Christian Laettner and immediately started to practice to beat him.  Michael Jordan is one of the greatest players of all time, if not the greatest, and he didn’t reach…

“Michael Jordan pounded on Chuck Daly’s door to get a rematch in golf”: NBA75 legend pestered the Pistons head coach for a round of golf after losing to him the day before

Michael Jordan went to great lengths to get another round of golf in against Chuck Daly after losing to him the day before.  Michael Jordan has had a love for the game of golf ever since he was drafted by…