Scott Ostler writes: "...The real Dream Team was the 1968 U.S. team at Mexico City..."
A great line: "...[Spencer] Haywood's main obstacle was a passport. He was born in rural
Mississippi, where black births were not officially recorded. The State
Department scrambled frantically, ultimately verifying Haywood's birth
through the handwritten records in his mother's family Bible..."
Amazing. Fact is stranger than fiction and, sadly, this wasn't all that many years ago.