Chuck Person: The Indiana Years, 1986-1992

Chuck Person admits he’s not in the same class as Atlanta’s Dominique Wilkins. Person would never underestimate his own talent that way.

Coach Pat Riley: Satin Steel, 1995

Unlike Riley’s Hollywood, show-business Lakers, the Knicks are just plain business, more closely resembling the stock exchange and Wall Street.

Denver Nuggets: On the Rocks, 1992

After the worst season in the franchise’s 24-year history, the Denver Nuggets didn’t produce a highlights film; they issued a formal apology.

Larry Johnson: What Else Can I Do? 1993

Certainly not much more than Johnson accomplished in his first NBA season with the Charlotte Hornets, becoming the team’s top scorer and rebounder, becoming the foundation of the franchise for the foreseeable future and the Rookie of the Year by a wide margin.