“Perfect book, perfect subject, perfect writer.”
–Jeff Pearlman, New York Times best-selling author of Sweetness and Boys Will Be Boys
In Dream Team, Hall of Fame basketball writer Jack McCallum, who covered the squad from the first practice to the gold-medal triumph in Barcelona and even contributed to its immortal name, delivers the full story of the Olympic men’s basketball team that captivated the world and changed the face of the game.
I was having dinner one night with friends in the late-80s when Wilt Chamberlain strode into the restaurant, strode being the only applicable verb. It was a classy joint in Los Angeles but Wilt was wearing a black tank top, shorts and no shoes. Oh, yeah, the man went shoeless. The restaurant got kind of