Maybe Shelton will learn to love the Big Apple, just as he’s learning to cope with the big centers in the NBA.
Just as he did as a player, Reed threw himself wholeheartedly into the job.
LaRue Martin doesn’t exactly consider it trivia. “I’m proud to have been the No. 1 draft choice, and it’s something they can’t take away from me,”
McAdoo is dangerous near the basket, but he also gets a lot of points on 15 and 20-foot jump shots, which he unleashes with a noticeable snap of the wrist, rather than a pushing maneuver.
When it was over, Shumate staggered up the ramp and groped along the cinderblocks, stopping to steal the whirring in his head, resting it on a shelf that juts out into the corridor.
McAdoo does miss sometimes. But it’s no accident that he is probably the finest shooting big man pro basketball ever has seen.
Much has gone into the making of Cedric Maxwell, the very efficient power forward for the Celtics who emerged as one of the NBA’s superstars with his brilliance in the playoffs.
Defense is fun and easy for me. It’s a real trip to take on the league’s big scorers