Thursday, July 12, 2012

Jordan, Magic, Bird, and Pippen Respond to Kobe's Dream Team Comments

Kobe Bryant's comments about this years Team USA being able to beat the '92 Dream Team has stirred up a lot of controversy. It has fans and sports talk show hosts alike taking sides arguing their points. His comments have the world talking and many members of the 1992 Dream Team are begining to react.

Charles Barkley already spoke out yesterday saying,
"Oh yeah, that's no disrespect. I ain't got to badmouth them. But like I said, their point guards weren't going to beat us. That's a no-brainer.[Regarding the age comments] I just started laughing. How old is Kobe Bryant? He's 34? And he's calling us old? At the time, we were only like 28, 29. Michael Jordan and me were the same age. We were both 29.Other than Kobe, LeBron (James) and Kevin Durant, I don't think anybody else on that team makes our team."
 Today Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Scottie Pippen, and Larry Bird have all added their two cents.

Michael Jordan:
 “I absolutely laughed,” Jordan told the Associated Press when asked how he responded to Bryant’s assertion. "For him to compare those two teams is not one of the smarter things he ever could have done. Most of us were in the prime of our careers, at a point where athleticism doesn’t really matter. You have to know how to play the game"
Magic Johson:

Scottie Pippen:
And Larry Bird, who obviously isn't taking this too seriously, said:
What side are you on? Which team would you bet the house on?

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