Dream Team Vs Team USA Podcast

Dream Team Vs Team USA Podcast

On the latest episode of the “Hyping the Hoopla” podcast Matt Smith and Dan Boyce got heated when discussing Kobe Bryant stating that this years USA Olympic Basketball could defeat the Original “Dream Team”.

 

The comments sent every media outlet across the world into a frenzy. The online basketball community began debating the possibilities such a match up created. Here in Australia, it was no different with numerous NBL and State League basketball players/fans erupting on Facebook, Twitter and various other social media.

 

Stephen Hoare (465 NBL Game Veteran) – “Lebron’s combo of athleticism, size, strength skill and IQ is GOAT. Prefer 92 all around package though”

 

Cam Tragardh (Cairns Taipans) –  ”In a game of 1 on 1 LBJ destroys MJ & anyone else in history! “

 

Daryl Corletto (New Zealand Breakers) – “Bottom line is MJ can guard Lebron but LBJ can’t stop Jordan”

 

Brad Hill (Cairns Taipans) – “I dont get how USA’s best team 20 years ago could beat their best team now. Goes against the evolution of man”

 

Scott Brandis (ANZ Ballers) – “You know what’s lost in this argument is Dream Won by so much because world bball was crap then. They’re the reason it changed”

 

Johnny White (Our Time Entertainment) –  ”This USA team is not a dream team and THEY’RE DREAMING!”

 

Dan Boyce disagreed with what Matt Smith had to say regarding “Kobe smoking crack” and agreeing with Charles Barkley’s comments that only 3 players (Lebron, Kobe and Durant would have the ability to make the 1992 Dream Team).

Who would win?

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Dan Boyce put the following challenge down “I think the Australian online basketball community agrees with me that this years team would beat the Dream Team”. So the opportunity to all Aussie Hoopla fans was given to join the hosts to “Hyping the Hoopla” to discuss which team would win if the two sides ever met head to head.

The replay of the full podcast is available on iTunes.

 

Our apologies go out to the many people who tried to join the live podcast after the 8.00pm start, but unfortunately, we were unable juggle all the technology at once.

 

Guests able to join the discussion were;

Dan Boyce (Host of the Aussie Hoopla podcasts)

Matt Smith (former Wollongong Hawk, New Zealand Breaker & Cairns Taipan )

Marc Goodwin (Member of the reigning back-to-back BIGV Championship Waverly Falcons team)

Jamie O’Laughlin (Assistant coach of the recent Silver Medal winning Under 17 Australian Boys team)

Please let us know if you enjoyed the podcast on Twitter or Facebook. If there is enough fan feedback we will look to do another LIVE podcast open to the online basketball community on a regular basis.

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Dan Boyce is a die-hard Sydney Kings fan who grew up in Melbourne during the roaring 90’s of Australian Basketball and spent far too much time collecting Futera NBL Basketball cards