The Olympic men's basketball final was one of the most controversial events in Olympic countries used that rule to their advantage, listing all their top players as soldiers or workers, which allowed them to breach the amateur rules.
The Olympic Games is a major international multi-sport event. During its history, both the . The advent of the state-sponsored "full-time amateur athlete" of the Eastern Bloc countries further eroded the (see Rhodesia at the Olympics); In the controversial gold medal basketball game, the US Olympic Basketball team.
Olympics: The most controversial 3 seconds in basketball history. Posted by Olympic rules demanded only amateur athletes compete.