About Me: Lifelong Celtic fan dating back to the early '60's..member of the 1966 Senior Little League World Champions (East Rochester, NY)...moved to Maine and retired in June 2010
Forum Post: The Competition-Russell vs Olajuwon in their 2nd year.
Posted 08/27/2014 01:08:21 EDT
Just as information, Satch Sanders was elected to the Hall of Fame as a "contributor" not as a player......THE DUKE
Forum Post: NBA Finals
Posted 08/24/2014 08:48:44 EDT
First off.....welcome back to the one and only "UR Worthy".......you have sorely been missed my dear..! Mel, you nailed it....you and I must be about the same age.....the level of play during the Cowe more »
Forum Post: The Greatest
Posted 08/24/2014 01:55:02 EDT
Ha! ......I thought that was you pal.....welcome back..!THE DUKE
Posted 08/20/2014 02:05:34 EDT
dhs.....you come across as a level headed and very knowledgeable fan, hence I enjoy reading your posts.....you remind me very much of my old friend "seems to me".....haven't seen him around these part more »
Posted 08/18/2014 06:19:49 EDT
Mel, growing up I also watched Russell vs Chamberlain on television.....and every time they played once he got to Philly I listened to the games on the radio, often with a good friend....after the gam more »
Posted 08/18/2014 09:56:02 EDT
Russell was the cog in the wheel....one by one the Celtic stars retired....year by year the players got older....but as long as "Russ' was around they kept on winning.....he was the unquestioned leade more »
Posted 08/17/2014 03:42:20 EDT
White male...6-9, 230.....starting NBA center....resume: Rookie of the Year League MVP 8 time All Star Hall of Fame Dave Cowens of the Boston Celtics Enough about the short, slow, non-athletic white g more »
Posted 08/17/2014 11:14:22 EDT
In response to dhs1950's comment: To offer a valid opinion about a players record it is necessary to consider the quality of the opposition he played against. The next 2 links will compare Russ in his more »
Posted 08/17/2014 10:42:05 EDT
In response to Karllost's comment: [QUOTE] Its always difficult to compare players from different generations. Makes more sense to view them against their peers during their day. Its like asking if Ba more »
Forum Post: The forgotten man
Posted 08/11/2014 02:18:34 EDT
"hope they didn't reach on a kid who's 2 years away from being 2 years away..........." This pick was not considered a "reach" by any of the folks who watch the draft closely. If anything it was m more »
Forum Post: Danny Do Nothing!
Posted 07/23/2014 08:22:13 EDT
I keep looking at Golden State.....it took them quite a while but they have built themselves a contender...
Forum Post: Kevin Love to Cavs
Posted 07/22/2014 08:19:27 EDT
True. That's why I keep saying let's wait and build through the draft. 3 years from now, Lebron will be on the decline. By that time, our young guys will be reaching their prime. Quote .....I agree more »
Forum Post: Something for nothing
Posted 07/19/2014 09:14:15 EDT
I've been a Celtic fan since the early '60's.......I have followed and loved this franchise for such a long time....now, here we are discussing tanking in order to become relevant again in the next 3- more »
Posted 07/19/2014 09:08:39 EDT
Forum Post: I hate the term "undersized"
Posted 07/15/2014 06:16:52 EDT
Dave Cowens....6-9...too short to play center in the NBA.....ROY.....MVP.....HOF.....it's more about talent, heart, and inner drive....THE DUKE
Forum Post: If Embiid slips to #6, do we pick him?
Posted 06/21/2014 11:25:16 EDT
The ESPN home page has an article/video....in it I believe they said that MJ had the same surgery during his second year in the league http://espn.go.com/nba/draft2014/story/_/id/11113739/2014-nba-dra more »
Forum Post: Thank you and Congrats SA
Posted 06/16/2014 09:52:48 EDT
In response to mellymel3's comment: [QUOTE] LMAO...Not 3, not 4, not 5, not 6, not 7....JUST 2! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!! ......and if San Antonio hadn't blown game 6 last year it would'v more »
Forum Post: Championship teams with relatively low point guard assist figures- 1990-91 thru 2012-13
Posted 04/06/2014 09:22:18 EDT
The "Modern NBA"...... it didn't begin with the Magic/Bird era it didn't begin with the NBA/ABA merger it didn't begin with the introduction of expansion it began with the advent of the 24 second shot more »
Forum Post: GREAT MOMENTS IN LAKER HISTORY
Posted 03/20/2014 08:06:44 EDT
Yeah Mel, that would've been an epic battle......!
Posted 03/20/2014 04:59:11 EDT
The picture of Mikan vs. the Globetrotters reminded me that almost one third of the Lakers' titles came before the advent of the modern NBA game.... for anyone who doesn't know when the modern NBA beg more »
Forum Post: Sorry Laker Trolls but this one is for you! ZEN MASTER to KNICKS
Posted 03/15/2014 08:14:14 EDT
Check out these stories from Pro Sports Daily which is a great site for sports fans.... http://www.prosportsdaily.com/articles/no-phil-shows-kobe-doesnt-run-lakers-295691.html Kobe is irrelevant to ma more »
Forum Post: source: Celts intend to keep HUMP for the rest of the year + even for next year!
Posted 02/21/2014 09:35:42 EST
....as in Walpole Maine......?
Forum Post: Poll...
Posted 02/20/2014 06:12:11 EST
"GK" that's a classic.....I admire your sense of humor my friend....now here's hoping your Lakers beat my Celtics tomorrow night....we both need some help....but something tells me both of our teams w more »
Forum Post: Adam Silver on tanking: âabsolutely no evidenceâ that any team has lost a single game on purpose!
Posted 02/18/2014 08:18:39 EST
I don't think there is anyone out there worth tanking for at the moment.....the top 3-5 picks may help some teams in the next several years....but there are no franchise altering players coming on boa more »
Forum Post: Bill Russell To LeBron James: âThank You For Leaving Me Off Your Mount Rushmoreâ
Posted 02/18/2014 10:30:26 EST
so Russ has back to back high school championships....back to back college championships....a gold medal....and eleven NBA Championships in thirteen years....that includes twelve trips to the finals.. more »
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