“I’ve achieved. I would be backtracking to compare myself with the younger players in the league today. They’re still trying to prove what I already have achieved.”
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Dennis DuVal: A Brave Attitude, 1976
“This is a business,” DuVal says. “Nobody forces you to come out and try to make it.”
Wes Unseld: The Outlet Pass is His Specialty, 1975
At 6-feet-7, 245 pounds, Unseld is not a tall center, but he uses his weight to make up for his height.
Phil Chenier: Can He Unseat Walt Frazier as Basketball’s Top Guard, 1975
“Clyde is the best. He deserves his reputation. He earned it. I’d like to be in that position myself someday.”
￼Mike Riordan: Last of the Blue-Collar Pros, 1978
It was that zest that separated Riordan from most players and made him the darling of Capital Centre fans.
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.