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New York Times: UC Alumnus and Basketball Legend Oscar Robertson Reflects on the Performance of the "Original Dream Team

Source:New York Times
Link Submitted: 8/17/2010 10:54:10

Oscar Robertson, graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Business and co-captain of the 1960 United States Olympic gold medalist basketball team, explains the state of U.S. Olympic basketball in that era and recalls the membership and winning record of the 1960 Olympic team, known as the "original Dream Team." Fifty years later, the team reconvenes for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 13, 2010. Robertson was previously inducted into the Hall of Fame as an individual in 1979. His reflection on the Olympic team's performance was published in the New York Times on August 8, 2010.