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The game that sealed a new era

08 Aug 2017 2017-08-08T16:24:25+00:00.

Aris Barkas

- 08 Aug 2017


On the 8th of August 1992, exactly 25 years ago, the final of the Barcelona Olympics between the Dream Team and Croatia sealed the transformation of basketball into a global sport.

For the first time in that tournament NBA players were allowed to compete with their national teams and that joint decision of FIBA and the NBA was a game-changer for the popularity of basketball all over the world. Watch again the moments that proved to be a milestone for the sport.