Funniest Team USA Moments (1992-2016)
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With the exception of a couple of DeMar dunks and Paul George LOL moments, the Team USA games/blowouts haven’t exactly been must-see TV. But, the behind-the-scenes footage of the USA team, including coaches, cracking jokes, cursing and annoying each other has generated some of the best, funniest and must-see content of the summer. And the best part is, we still have 2 more weeks of Draymond Green snapchats, unless DeMarcus Cousins finally snaps and kills somebody.
So here’s the funniest 2016 Team USA stuff (so far!) along with some of my favorite Team USA moments from past teams including Dream Teams 1-3; If only snapchat was around in 94 to see what Shaq, Shawn Kemp, Derrick Coleman and Larry Johnson, Reggie Miller were doing in Toronto or in 96 when the players supposedly clowned Penny Hardaway when they found out Shaq signed with the Lakers.
1992: CHARLES BARKLEY VS ANGOLA
MAGIC JOHNSON TALKS ABOUT TRASH TALKING TO MJ DURING A DREAM TEAM PRACTICE
1994: SHAQ’S FREESTYLE ABOUT DT2
1994 ORLANDO VEGA VS DT2
I have this game on VHS and will try to find it and upload a 5 minute sequence showing Puerto Rico’s Orlando Vega trying to take on the entire DT2 team. He talked trash to Dan Majerle for not going 1-on-1 with him, he talked trash to Shaq after a goaltend, he got into a pushing match with Larry Johnson and ignored all of his teammates to put up a few ridiculous shots. Here’s a sample of the sequence.