1976 United States men's Olympic basketball team

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The 1976 United States men's Olympic basketball team represented the United States at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The U.S. would win its eighth gold medal in the last nine Olympics.

Roster[edit]

Name [1] Position Height Weight Age Team/School Home Town
Tate Armstrong G 6-3 170 20 Duke Houston, Texas
Quinn Buckner G 6-3 203 21 Indiana Phoenix, Illinois
Kenny Carr F 6-7 225 21 North Carolina State Washington, D.C.
Adrian Dantley G 6-5 209 21 Notre Dame Washington, D.C.
Walter Davis F 6-5 190 21 North Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina
Phil Ford G 6-2 170 20 North Carolina Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Ernie Grunfeld F 6-6 225 21 Tennessee Forest Hills, New York
Phil Hubbard F 6-7 194 19 Michigan Canton, Ohio
Mitch Kupchak C 6-10 229 22 North Carolina Brentwood, New York
Tom LaGarde C 6-10 214 21 North Carolina Detroit, Michigan
Scott May F 6-7 218 22 Indiana Sandusky, Ohio
Steve Sheppard G 6-6 209 22 Maryland New York, New York

1976 USA results[edit]

  • USA beats Italy, 106-86
  • USA beats Puerto Rico, 95-94
  • USA beats Yugoslavia, 112-93
  • USA beats Egypt, 2-0 (forfeit)
  • USA beats Czechoslovakia, 81-76
  • USA beats Canada, 95-77
  • USA beats Yugoslavia, 95-74

Team Record: 7-0

1976 Olympic Games final standings[edit]

  • 1. United States (7-0)
  • 2. Yugoslavia (5-2)
  • 3. Soviet Union (5-2)
  • 4. Canada (4-3)
  • 5. Italy (5-2)
  • 6. Czechoslovakia (3-4)
  • 7. Cuba(4-3)
  • 8. Australia (2-5)
  • 9. Puerto Rico (3-4)
  • 10. Mexico(1-5)
  • 11. Japan(0-6)
  • 12. Egypt(0-5)[2]

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