While basketball fans were suffering with the spectre of an NBA season lost to another lockout, we all kept our collective heads up with the knowledge that we’d at least have the 2012 London Olympic Games.
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The three biggest stars of the 1992 Dream Team -- Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson -- pose during a photo shoot in June The trio and their teammates would put on a show at the Barcelona Summer Olympics two months later.
Air Jordan VII --Colorway: "Olympics" --Michael Jordan won a second-straight NBA championship in the and made history as part of the “Dream Team” during the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
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SI's 100 Best Michael Jordan Photos Members of the Dream Team Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Karl Malone and Charles Barkley hold up Olympic rings for a portrait in February
Magic Johnson playing on the Dream Team One of the greatest point guards, one of the greatest players.