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Big D

“The best teams have chemistry. Good communication and they sacrifice personal glory for a common goal.” Dave DeBusschere Dave DeBusschere played in the NBA for 12 years (Detroit Pistons 1962-68; New York Knicks 1968-74). DeBusschere was an eight-time All-Star and … Continue reading

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Larry Legend

“I’m 60 years old and want to do things away from basketball.” Larry Bird Larry Bird stepped down last week as the Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations. Bird is the only man in NBA history to be the League’s … Continue reading

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Nate The Great

“Nate Thurmond was one of the fiercest competitors I ever played against.” Jerry West Nate Thurmond recently passed away at age 74. Nate Thurmond was a seven-time NBA All-Star. Thurmond was named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA … Continue reading

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Pop

“I have been blessed with a group of players that go on the court and win games.” Gregg Popovich Gregg Popovich has coached the San Antonio Spurs for some 20 years. The Spurs have won five NBA Championships during Popovich’s … Continue reading

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Bingo

“I’m blind in one eye. I wasn’t about to let my opponents know it.” Basketball Hall of Famer Dave Bing Dave Bing recently revealed that he lost sight in one eye after suffering an injury at age five. Dave Bing … Continue reading

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Steph

“I’m not afraid of failure. I like to take risks & take the big shot.” Steph Curry Steph Curry led the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA Championship in 40 years, last season. Curry is a 6’3″ point guard … Continue reading

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The Open Man

“Hit the open man. Always look for the open man. And play defense.” NBA Hall of Famer, Walt Frazier The 1969-70 New York Knicks started 23-1 and finished the regular season with the League’s best record: 60-22. The Knicks defeated … Continue reading

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