I was happy, too. Of course, I had reason to be happy. Having a game with a total productivity of 80 points doesn’t happen very often.
Tag Archives: Dick Vitale
Bubbles Hawkins: How to Burst a Bubble, 1977
BUH-bbles! . . . BUH-bbles! . . .BUH-bbles! . . .” The name has become the fans’ refrain, a sort of new tribal chant to ward off losing and to summon, as if magically, points upon the board.
￼In Search of . . . Ralph Sampson, 1988
Sampson said soon after the trade, the best piece of advice he received upon entering the NBA was never to unpack your bags.
￼Forever on Tryout, 1980
Every time a man is waived, the odds of finding a job in the NBA decrease. Deserved or not, he gets a book, a rep that he can’t shake.