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    Re: Team USA Basketball Thread

    while the '92 team was comprised of the all time greats, Bird and Magic were on the extreme end of their careers and were shells of what many remember. The 2008 point guards (Paul or Williams, Kidd should not be starting) would run around Magic. Bird would have a tough time with any of the athletic forwards on the 08 team as well. I would actually take the 08 bench over the 92 as well. I think that the 08 would win 6 out of 10 times, in what would be incredible games. But the '92 would have to slow the tempo down in order to keep up with the world class athleticism of the 2008 squad. Just a huge difference between the late 80's - early 90's basketball player and today's player.

    one match up that I find intriguing is at the 2 -3 positions, which is a better combo?
    MJ and Pippen in 92 -or - Kobe and Lebron in 08? I take the latter
    Last edited by MasonBuzz3; 08-19-2008 at 10:33 PM.

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