Chicago Bullseye 322 – History of USA Basketball Part 1

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)

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