“Let’s have the fellows who want to play basketball on one side,” said Bill Russell, “and the fellows who want to fight in another place.”
Tag Archives: Philadelphia Warriors
Eddie Gottlieb: Going Back Over The Mogul, 1940s
The Mogul has been associated with pro basketball for almost 60 years, but ask him his age and the most he will admit to is “at least” 49.
Alvin Attles Works Miracles, 1974
There are times when it seems that the only real adult in the organization is the head coach. Defeats come and defeats go, but Alvin Attles, age 38, stays cool.
￼Bill Russell: First Wind, 1957
From that day on, William Felton Russell made everyone an imitator.
￼Harvey Pollack: The Sultan of Stat, 1994
Around the corner from Pollack’s paper-strewn office is his staff’s work center, a lounge with overstuffed couches and a bar.
￼Hal Greer: What Wilt Means to the 76ers, 1966
Despite Wilt’s great contributions to the 76ers as a player, his helping the club and the players to belong to the city has to be the most-important boost he gave us.
￼The New Wilt Chamberlain Fights the Old, 1968
In the turbulent existence that is Wilt Chamberlain’s life, his actions have frequently been influenced by others.
￼Paul Arizin: On the Target, 1955
That Arizin has turned into a full-fledged star is no surprise around his hometown of Philadelphia.
￼The Master Plan to Change Wilt Chamberlain, 1962
The Warriors were sputtering in their early games, but Chamberlain was ripping up the record book like a barracuda with a can of tuna.
Joe Fulks: Report on a Warrior, 1948
Joe Fulks today is the most-feared and most highly respected marksman in basketball.