Basketball Historian Tim Gallagher joins the Bullseye to discuss US winning the Gold Medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Tim also touches on the passing of Michael Brooks. Finally, Tim provides his Basketball Book Reading List (Part 1)
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Basketball Historian Tim Gallagher continues his discussion on USA Basketball. This discussion centers on the years 1972-1992. Elite AAU Programs (1 minute mark) / Munich Terrorism (2:40) / 1976 Gold Medal Team (6:30) / The 1980 Olympics & the boycott (9:30) / Yugoslavian National Team & Kresimir Cosic (Croatian) / The 1984 Olympic Team (15:30) / The Dream Team (27:00)
Basketball Historian Tim Gallagher joins the Bullseye to discuss the History of USA Basketball. This discussion centers on the years between 1952-1972. The 1972 team was the first to lose a gold medal in men’s basketball. They lost to the USSR, in controversial fashion.
The Importance of AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Basketball in the Early Olympic Teams (2:00) / 1960 Rome Olympics (6:50) / Domestic Issues & the 1968 Olympics (9:00) / The 1972 Olympics (14:00)