Believe me, I stopped guys. I didn’t slow them down; I stopped them. I didn’t think nobody could score on me—until I ran into a guy named Calvin Murphy.
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￼Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: A Seven-Footer with Roots, 1977
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar knows where he came from, knows where he’s at, and has an idea where he’s going.
Maravich, Mount, Murphy: M-M-M Good in College, But What Do the Pros Think? 1970￼
In approximately 11 months, when the M boys step onto the court to make their professional debuts, we will begin to see how right or wrong the experts were.
￼Calvin Murphy: The Little Man Plays It Big, 1972
It doesn’t matter where Calvin Murphy will be operating—even among all those tall Texans—he’s sure to be one of the giants in his specialty. So what if he’s only 5-foot-10 . . . errr, 5-foot-9. Every inch of him is a professional.
Moses Matures, 1980
Today, the peach fuzz has given way to a full goatee and mustache. The body is filled out, and the 18-year-old kid is no longer a man-child. Today, he’s a 24-year-old man. He is mature, thoughtful, and at times witty.
Moses Malone: The Hardest Working Man in the NBA, 1980
His Houston Rocket teammates miss; Malone doesn’t. What they miss, he grabs.