Basketball Are They Kidding?

The Dream Team is everyone else's nightmare. It should be no contest, unless . . .

The players on the bench saw it coming, edging forward on their seats in anticipation. Michael Jordan was about to take the defender from Argentina on a quick and not-so-flattering trip to the hoop. Five-hundred-pound sneakers: that's what it appeared the Argentine was wearing as Jordan effortlessly rose as from a trampoline for one of his trademark, gravity-defying pirouettes above the rim. The Argentine seemed to shrink to the size of a circus midget. As Jordan dunked the ball, the players on the bench leaped up and cheered the best basketball player the world has ever seen. In Spanish.

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