Tag Archives | Hall of Fame

A few thoughts on Scottie Pippen

In case you haven’t heard, Scottie Pippen — along with Karl Malone, Lakers owner Jerry Buss, Bob Hurley Sr., Cynthia Cooper, Dennis Johnson, Gus Johnson, and Maciel “Ubiratan” Pereira as well as the 1960 and 1992 U.S. Olympic teams — was selected for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s class of 2010. Pippen’s selection […]

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Jordan’s speech

Supposedly, Genghis Khan once said: “The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemy, to drive him before you, to see his cities reduced to ashes, to see those who love him shrouded in tears, and to gather into your bosom his wives and daughters.” I don’t know if Michael Jordan ever studied Genghis Khan, but he […]

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MJ, the Bulls and the Hall of Fame

Have you ever been hanging out with your friends in a crowded bar where the music was blaring and everybody was screaming over everybody else? In those situations, it’s almost impossible to hear yourself think let alone communicate effectively. Well, that’s what writing about Michael Jordan feels like right now. His induction into the Naismith […]

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Now open: MJ’s Hall of Fame exhibit

From the Associated Press: “The Basketball Hall of Fame has opened a Michael Jordan exhibit before his enshrinement next month. The display features items from Jordan’s NBA career and from his time at North Carolina and with the 1992 Olympic Dream Team. There is also a batting glove from Jordan’s brief foray into baseball. The […]

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Fresh ink: Jordan in the Hall

The greatest player of all time being selected for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame — along with David Robinson, John Stockton and coaches Jerry Sloan and C. Vivian Stringer — is about as shocking as the sun rising again this morning or the fact that the Three Stooges are still funny no matter […]

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