On the Chicago roster, Theus is listed as a guard, something of a misnomer. Actually, he’s an entertainer.
Tag Archives: Magic Johnson
Isiah Thomas: Is He the Pistons’ Savior? 1982
“He has charisma, an ability to inspire confidence in his teammates that only a few players have like Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, or Julius Erving,” says Rod Thorn, the Chicago Bulls’ general manager.
Big Bill Cartwright: The NBA’s Best Young Center, 1981
Cartwright is the nucleus around whom the Knicks are being rebuilt, the dominant center who is the key ingredient on any winning club.
￼Kobe Bryant: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1998
Already, the difference between the freshman Bryant and the sophomore Bryant is as staggering as a Jordan dunk.
￼Norm Nixon: He Works His Own Magic, 1981
And they were a winning team, because Norm Nixon sacrificed himself to make the backcourt work.
￼Larry Smith: Mr. Mean, 1981
He is the Leaping Unknown, Mr. Mean, Electric Legs, Little Moses. He is the fiercest rebounding forward alive.
￼Who’s the Greatest?—Bird, Magic, or MJ, 1988
Dissecting greatness: Arguing for and against three NBA icons.
￼Oh Canada: NBA Looks Toward the Great White North, 1994
The NBA is coming to Canada, but the question still hangs high in the air like a John Paxson three-pointer: Will Canada come to the NBA?
￼Danny Manning: The New Best Thing in L.A., 1993
“Manning is the closest thing to Earvin Johnson in this league,” said Knicks coach Pat Riley, who won four championships with Magic in L.A. “Danny has that level of skill.”
Is Shaquille O’Neal the NBA’s Next Franchise Player? 1992
Physically, no one his age has been as impressive since Darryl Dawkins.