April 13, 1998
Magic Johnson, who was an .848 career free throw shooter, watched the ball—not the rim, as so many players do—while his foul shots were in the air.... Hal Greer (.801) shot his free throws as if they were 15-foot...
October 07, 1985 | Edited by Gay Flood
THE LOUIS LEGACYSir:Billy Conn (The Boxer And The Blonde. June 17) and Joe Louis (Black Hero In A White Land, Sept. 16 and Triumphs And Trials, Sept. 23) in the same year—great! For an old boxing fan. it is like...
January 08, 1973 | Peter Carry
But the flesh is weak. In 1967 Philadelphia won the NBA title. This year, because of bad drafts, bad trades and bad management, a bunch of has-beens, never-wases and won't-bes may set a league record for losses
October 25, 1971
Philadelphia's old folks figure they'll finish out front, but the New York Knicks—who know all about the Spirit of '76—should seize it again
February 08, 1971
BASKETBALL—NBA: Boston defeated Cleveland, the worst team in the NBA, 121-110, then gave everyone—including Cleveland—a Boston Tea Party. The Celtics fell to the Cavaliers 117-116, Milwaukee 132-129, and New York...