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Larry Bird’s Legacy

December 8, 2012

Next to Magic Johnson, Larry Bird is my favorite NBA player all-time. Bird, who turned 56 yesterday, is credited by many, along with Johnson, his long-time hard court rival, for the growth and eventual globalization of the NBA. Through sheer hardwork and passion for the game, Bird led the legendary Boston Celtics to three NBA […]

Lessons We Can Learn From The Lakers Bounce Back

November 25, 2012

The 1984 NBA Finals provided an opportunity for the Los Angeles Lakers to finally end the Boston Celtics’ domination over them since the green-and-white have gone 7-0 against the purple-and-gold during their previous championship series. The Lakers actually took the series lead, 2-1 following their 137-104 hammering of the off-form Celtics on Game Three. But […]

God’s Dream Team

December 18, 2009

It’s been 17 years since the National Basketball Association’s 11 greatest professional players along with one amateur played for the United States’ national basketball squad, steamrolling over the opposition en route to an 8-0 win-loss record and the Olympic gold medal before wildly cheering crowd in Barcelona, Spain. The US squad, led by Hall of […]