Posted Aug 13 2010 2:51PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Two of basketball's greatest Olympic champions are entering the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame together.
The Dream Team that won the 1992 gold medal and the 1960 U.S. team that featured Jerry West and Oscar Robertson will be enshrined during ceremonies Friday night.
Larry Bird and Magic Johnson were among eight players from the famed 1992 squad who attended a morning press conference. Michael Jordan wasn't there, but is scheduled to be at the ceremony at Symphony Hall.
Dream Teamers Karl Malone and Scottie Pippen also are being inducted as individuals.
Speaking for the 1960 team, West said he played on what he considered ``the greatest amateur team that ever played.''
|Dirk's Mic Check|
Don't worry, Dirk. We can hear you.
|April 18: Top 10|
Here are your top 10 plays from Saturday's NBA playoff action.
|Rockets vs. Mavericks Game 1|
James Harden had 24 points and 11 assists to pace the Rockets to the victory over the Mavericks, 118-108.
|Bulls vs. Bucks Game 1|
Derrick Rose has 23 points and seven assists as the Bulls take a 1-0 series lead against the Bucks, 103-91.
|Warriors vs. Pelicans Game 1|
Stephen Curry scores 34 points with five assists to top Anthony Davis' 35 points, as the Warriors top the Pelicans 106-99.