“I’ve achieved. I would be backtracking to compare myself with the younger players in the league today. They’re still trying to prove what I already have achieved.”
Tag Archives: Moses Malone
No One Laughs at Charles Barkley Anymore, 1987
Barkley is the kind of player who leaves fans, as well as his peers, with their mouths agape with his passionate, unbridled renditions on the basketball court.
￼Moses Malone: The Indestructible Sixer, 1984
Moses Malone was the hard hat—6-foot-11, 255 pounds of steel-driving man. He showed up in overalls every night. And when everybody else was wobbly with fatigue, he was the guy still pounding rivets, drenched in sweat, a fierce scowl on his face.
￼The Legacy of Dr. J, 1986
This season, Erving’s 16th as a pro, was to have been the closing of the circle that is basketball.
￼Larry Smith: Mr. Mean, 1981
He is the Leaping Unknown, Mr. Mean, Electric Legs, Little Moses. He is the fiercest rebounding forward alive.
￼Bill Willoughby: Playing One-on-None, 1990
Trouble with agents, trouble with coaches, trouble with people to whom he gave his trust has accompanied Willoughby throughout his basketball career like a persistent little sister.
Akeem Olajuwon: The 7-Foot Nigerian Who Jumped to the Pros, 1985
Olajuwon will now team up with 7-foot-4 Ralph Sampson to give the Rockets one of the most potentially awesome frontlines in the history of the game.
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.
Can Doctor J. Save the ABA?
“The NBA exists on the money it gets from television and from the expansion teams,” says Tedd Munchak, the interim commissioner of the ABA.