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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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.
￼George Gervin: Chillin’ with The Iceman, 1988
[No intro needed for George Gervin. His many career achievements and chill image precede him. In this article, which ran in the April 1988 issue of Basketball Digest, Glenn Rogers of the San Antonio Express newspaper checks in with the 35-year-old Iceman to mark an upcoming city-wide ceremony to fete their retired pro basketball heroContinue reading “￼George Gervin: Chillin’ with The Iceman, 1988”
￼George Gervin: Icing Down the NBA, 1978
“Everybody thinks I shoot the jumper funny,” Gervin said. “But I’ll tell you what, I think they shoot it funny.”
Dennis Johnson: Basketball’s Top Defensive Guard, 1980
Johnson says, “My reputation is as a defensive player. I like getting the credit. But no one seems to notice me for anything else, and that’s hard for me to accept sometimes.”