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.”

Everything You Wanted to Know about Muggsy Bogues—But Weren’t Afraid to Ask, 1987

Bogues, 22, is a human assist machine, a whirling magician who appears from out of nowhere to slap the ball away from towering opponents, push it upcourt, fake a drive to his left, and then flick a bounce pass to a teammate on the right for an easy layup.