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. 

Fred Brown: Reeling in the Years, 1980

Sometimes when others are talking shooters, Brown becomes a little defensive about his growing reputation as a glamorous gunslinger who can’t ride and rope, but boy, can he shoot.

Bob Lanier: Milwaukee Bound, 1980

Bob Lanier scored points. Bob Lanier grabbed rebounds. Bob Lanier pitched assists. Bob Lanier added spirit. And the second-place Bucks were challenging again, two to three games from the lead.

NBA Game of the Week: A Television First for Women with Microphones, 1974

The executives at CBS Sports regrouped and sent Jane Chastain to Portland today for the NBA Game of the Week.

Paul Silas: Shrewdness in Seattle, 1980

“In order to stay in this league for any length of time, you’ve got to be excellent at something,” Silas said. “Rebounding was my specialty, and I just worked at it.”