“I was put in a cast, came back and played some, and then went back in a cast. I said, ‘Damn, somebody is not telling me something.’
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Jack Marin’s Guide to NBA Cities, 1971
Marin, like the vast majority of professional hoopsters, is sensitive to each particular town visited by his team.
￼The Curious Case of Earl The Pearl Monroe, 1969
Earl the Pearl will always get attention. What he has got to do, of course, is to stop getting attention for the wrong reasons—like being misunderstood.
￼Wali Jones: Outlaws & Holdouts, 1974
Let me tell you something—when you worry, three things happen. You get baldheaded, you get fat, and you have a heart attack. As for me, I’ll just keep on being an outlaw and doing the best I can.
￼Clair Bee: The Busiest Bee in Baltimore, 1954
But things have been happening in Baltimore lately. Pro Football came back for another try. Major league baseball returned after an absence of half a century. And a 53-year-old gentleman with squinting eyes and an athlete’s shuffle came to town.
￼Baltimore Bullets: All Blood and Guts, 1971
We visited the Bullets in their dressing room that night. The pungent odor of various liniments assailed the nostrils. Without Band-aids and painkillers, the Bullets might not have gotten this far.
￼Baltimore Bullets: Once Upon a Time in Madison Square Garden, 1971
The Bullets needed a change of luck in the Garden.
￼Wes Unseld: Most Valuable Player, 1970
In one season, this miniature oak tree, who stands 6-foot-7 ½, transformed Baltimore from Humpty Dumpties to the Cinderella team of the National Basketball Association.
￼Johnny Green: Basketball’s Talented Antique, 1972
When Johnny Green was a first-round draft choice, he received $2,000 as a bonus. Rookies now are getting more than an entire team’s payroll used to be.
￼Rap with Earl Monroe, 1972
As far as me changing the style of play of basketball, I think my style is basically just the style of about every Black player in America today. As you know, most Black players are, more or less, playground players, and this is just about the basic style that I play.