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.
Tag Archives: Kevin Loughery
Michael Jordan: The Real No. 1 Draft Choice, 1984
Like Van Cliburn coming to Carnegie Hall for the first time or Beverly Sills to the Met, Michael Jordan came to Madison Square Garden as a professional.
Phil Chenier: Can He Unseat Walt Frazier as Basketball’s Top Guard, 1975
“Clyde is the best. He deserves his reputation. He earned it. I’d like to be in that position myself someday.”
Roy Rubin: Soul Sacrifice, 1977
Rubin said he had heard rumors that his job was in jeopardy, but what man with a record of 4-47 would not hear rumors?
Super John Williamson: Nothing But Net, 1979
While Williamson was just one of a number of sideshows to Julius Erving’s main act during those winning seasons, he was now looked upon by his teammates as the Nets’ leader, the one to go to in clutch situations, and Williamson has proven that he thrives under those conditions.
￼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.
￼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.
Did the 76ers Blow the Walton Deal? 1973
When the game was over, a horde of sportswriters chased Walton to the locker room, hoping to catch some kind of confrontation with the 76er people.