Honoring the 50th anniversary of the formation of the International Basketball Federation, commonly known as FIBA, USA Basketball, then ABAUSA, fielded a team that competed against a European all-star team and played a three-game series with the Yugoslavia National Team.
In their second meeting on June 20, the Europeans once again proved too much for the Americans when they claimed a 103-88 victory in front of a crowd of 9,000 in Budapest. Europe was led by Dragan Dalipagic of Yugoslavia with a game-high 21 points, Israel's Michael Berkowitz and the Soviet Union's Anatoly Myshkin with 14 each. The USA's campaign was headed up by Jordan with 19 points and Earl Jones with 15. Turner grabbed a USA best six rebounds. (archive.usab.com)