Respect has always come grudgingly to the Seattle SuperSonics’ super-quick guard.
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￼Lenny Wilkens: Supersonic Miracle, 1979
The praise Lenny received in the past and the praise he is hearing again today are not hollow. Especially now that the words are not confined to a few hundred miles of the Puget Sound, we must begin to know that Durocher was wrong: good guys can finish first.
￼Lucius Allen: A Career Almost Up in Smoke, 1971
“The way I look at myself now, I’m really proud of the way I evolved. If all the things that happened to me hadn’t, then I don’t know what kind of person I would be.”
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.”