Sooooooo, if you haven't been keeping up with this story, here's how it's played out: Kobe Bryant did an interview a couple days ago and said that he thought this year's Olympic basketball team could beat the 1992 Dream Team. Charles Barkley responded yesterday by saying that there was no way in hell that the 2012 squad could beat the 1992 team. Then, AccuScore did a bunch of computer simulations to determine that, if the two teams played, the Dream Team would win about 53 percent of the time. And, now, Michael Jordan has officially spoken and, of course, he says that there's "no comparison" between the Dream Team and this year's team.

"I absolutely laughed," he said earlier today when asked about Kobe's comments prior to a celebrity golf tournament in Charlotte. He added that Kobe's prediction "is not one of the smarter things he ever could have done."

Let's just settle this once and for all: Out of respect for the '92 team and what they were able to do for the sport of basketball, they were the better team. It's not like we'll ever actually know what would happen if the '92 team played the '12 team, so why bother debating it any further? Let's just worry about winning gold again in London, okay? We're all on the same team here, guys.

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[via AP]