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Gifts That God Didn't Give
Larry Bird was blessed with his height, but lots of work made him the NBA's most complete player since Oscar Robertson
The Ring Leader
The greatest team player of all time, Bill Russell was the hub of a Celtics dynasty that ruled its sport as no other team ever has
The Green Running Machine
When John Havlicek was a rookie Boston Celtic, one of the most important second-string players on the Boston team was Jim Loscutoff, the National Basketball ...
The Rabbit Hunter
Bobby Knight may be tremendously successful on the court, but off it, Indiana's controversial basketball coach often stalks the insignificant
IT'S THE END OF A LONG, LONG RUN
IT'S THE END OF A LONG, LONG RUN. Through 16 seasons and more games— 1,441—than anyone else has played, John Havlicek has gone full tilt for the ...
A Player For The Ages
Boston's Larry Bird, in what may be his finest season, gets Red Auerbach's vote—over Bill Russell—as the best ever
SOME OLD PROS REFUSE TO DIE
On a sunny summer day of that year Red Auerbach met his first draft choice of the season, John Havlicek of Ohio State, at Red's camp in Marshfield, Mass.
At the end, it was up to the two big men underneath
There were plenty of heroes to go around as the Celtics and the Knicks battled for the Eastern Division NBA title. The real war, though, was between New York's Willis Reed and Boston's tireless Bill Russell
A RASPY VOICE, A HACKING COUGH AND 'HAVLICEK STOLE THE BALL!'
His "Havlicek stole the ball!"—describing John Havlicek's theft of a Hal Greer inbounds pass in the 1965 playoffs against Philadelphia—is ...