John Salley on the Bill Laimbeer vs. Larry Bird fight: "He hit him very legal"
Most people agree that Bill Laimbeer was the one who initiated the brawl with Larry Bird. But John Salley, Bill's former teammate, sees the incident differently.
The only guy Michael Jordan used to fear on the court wasn't even a basketball player
A former teammate is sure MJ feared this guy everytime he showed up.
"You're a rookie. You don't know aynthing" -- Clyde Drexler learned the hard way not to talk trash to Larry Bird
Larry Bird gave Clyde Drexler his welcome to the NBA moment
VIDEO: Rare footage of a 1986 Independence Day pick-up game between Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins in St.Louis
While making an appearance for the Independence Day weekend in St.Louis back in 1986, two young NBA superstars Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins came out and gave the fans memorable moments showcasing their skillset
The skill Magic Johnson and Larry Bird possessed that changed the NBA for good
Both Magic and Larry set the footprint for the next generation's superstars with this particular skill
"Michael read that comment" -- Ron Harper prompted Michael Jordan's 55-point game vs. the Cavaliers
On this date, Michael Jordan became the first player in NBA history with two consecutive 50-point playoff games. It turns out, Ron Harper had something to do with it.
Why Clyde Drexler’s most memorable moment of his career was “getting to college and becoming a college student"
"Clyde the Glide" is now one of the most famous players in NBA history, but without a solid foundation during his time with Houston in college, would his career have gone the same way?
“Everybody wants to be like Julius Erving” How Julius Erving inspired Dominique Wilkins’ dunking prowess
Julius Erving inspired a generation of basketball players by revolutionizing the slam dunk in the NBA. One of those players, Dominique Wilkins, ended up taking dunking to the next level
“His pipes froze” - Michael Jordan may be cheap, but at least he's consistent about it
A little detail showing MJ was always careful when it comes to spending.
How Magic Johnson missed out on $5.2 billion: "It kills me every single time I think about that"
Choosing Converse's cash over Nike's stocks might be the biggest mistake of Magic Johnson's life
The biggest difference between Doug Collins and Phil Jackson and how it affected Michael Jordan
One of Jerry Krause's brightest and riskiest moves was believing in Phil Jackson and replacing Collins with the Zen Master.
How Larry Bird shut up Cedric Maxwell in his first practice with the Boston Celtics
Cedric Maxwell recalls Larry Bird's first practice with the Boston Celtics when he showed he was special
“Magic Johnson should have been Michael Jordan before Michael Jordan” — MJ opens up about his early feud with Magic
From Jealousy of shoe deals to the Freezout, Magic and Jordan always had a vendetta from the very beginning.
How Michael Jordan showed more class than the entire Detroit Pistons team
“We shook their hands when they beat us. There’s a certain respect to the game that we paid to them. That’s sportsmanship, no matter how much it hurts, and believe me, it f**** hurt."
"All that bulls*it Red Auerbach did" to sabotage the Lakers during the 1984 NBA Finals against the Celtics
The 1984 NBA Finals started long before the series tip-off. The Lakers came to Boston worried about facing Larry Bird, but their greater concern should've been the Celtics mystique, or, as Michael Cooper described it, "all that bullsh*t Red Auerbach did."
James Worthy says guarding Michael Jordan was easier than guarding Larry Bird
"Big Game James" admitted he had sleepless nights before playing Larry.
The L.A. Lakers had a chance of getting Dominique Wilkins and James Worthy in 1982 NBA draft but they blew it
Dominique Wilkins shares what happened when he almost got picked up by the Lakers in the 1982 NBA Draft