The Dream Team versus Team USA 2012 debate has been gaining momentum today. After tonight’s blowout versus the Dominican Republic, Kobe Bryant was told about Michael Jordan laughing at the fact Kobe said this year’s team could be the ’92 squad. Here’s his full response, thanks to Ben Golliver: 

Here’s Kobe Bryant’s full, must-read response to Michael Jordan’s Dream Team trash talk. Jordan said he laughed when he heard Bryant said the 2012 USA Basketball team could beat the 1992 Dream Team. Bryant’s post-game response after USA defeated Dominican Republic in Las Vegas on Thursday night:

“So what, he knows I’m a bad mother[expletive]. I’m not really tripping. The fact is, they have Ewing and Robinson and those big guys, it’s tough. If you’re asking me, ‘Can you beat them one game?’ Hell yeah, we can beat them in one game. You didn’t ask me if we could beat them in a 7-game series. In one game, we can beat them. No question about it.”

Classic Kobe.

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