Robertson: 1960 Team USA set standard

Updated: August 12, 2010, 4:49 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

The way Oscar Robertson remembers it, the athletes' village at the 1960 Olympics in Rome was a nice enough place.

The accommodations for himself and roommates Walt Bellamy and Terry Dischinger were quite comfortable, although the hot water only worked in the afternoon, and the balcony once became the scene of a minor crime.

"Someone stole one of my jerseys that I hung out on the railing to dry," Robertson recalled. "So after that, I kept them all inside the room. They only gave ...

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