[post_page_title]August 10, 1984[/post_page_title]
Before MJ even had a chance to step onto an NBA court, he had the opportunity to win an Olympic gold medal, and he did. Jordan was part of the 1984 USA team that competed in California. Jordan played alongside Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin and Steve Alford. He played in eight games, averaging 17.1 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1.5 steals. He was also the leading scorer on the team. Team USA beat Spain 96-65 on August 10th to win the gold.
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