Olympic Games Final 1996: United States wins Gold without any pressure

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1996 Decade 90 Olympic Games United States Yugoslavia

In the summer of 1996, the Olympic Games were played in Atlanta, where the United States with a strong NBA team won the Olympic Gold without too much trouble to beat Yugoslavia in the final by 95-69, the difference between the United States and the rest of the world was abysmal at that time

The Americans eliminated Australia in the semi-finals, also emphatically, by 101-73. The Yugoslavs beat Lithuania 66-58. The bronze was won by Lithuania in their duel with the Australians by 80-74.

United States 95
*Payton – 2p, 2a.
*Miller – 20p, 4a.
*Pippen – 4p, 4r.
*Malone – 0p, 5r.
*Olajuwon – 5p, 5r.
Stockton – 4p, 7a.
A.Hardaway – 17p, 4a.
Richmond – 5p, 1r.
Barkley – 8p, 3r.
Robinson – 28p, 7r.
O´Neal – 2p, 1br.

Yugoslavia 69
*Djordjevic – 13p, 6a, 5r.
*Danilovic – 9p, 2r.
*Bodiroga – 13p, 5r.
*Paspalj – 19p, 2r.
*Divac – 4p, 3r.
Obradovic – 6p, 2r.
Loncar – 0p.
Topic – 0p.
Tomasevic – 1p, 1r.
Rebraca – 4p, 3r.