Just as governments have their social and political systems, basketball has its own. It’s called the law of the playgrounds, and it holds true whether the game is one-on-one, three-on-three, or five-on-five. It is as democratic as a game of H-O-R-S-E.
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Red Auerbach Rates Basketball’s Best Battlers, 1973
It brought back memories of Auerbach’s Celtic battlers of the past, of Russell breaking Jim Krebs’ jaw, of Loscutoff decking Dick Schnittker with one punch, and of Brannum flattening Dolph Schayes.