Kobe Bryant was drafted at #13 in 1996, passed over by my beloved Celtics, who took Antoine Walker at #6 instead. Ouch.
Robert Parish is selling his 1986 Celtics NBA championship ring. How sad. Best single-season NBA team I’ve ever seen. (Via Red’s Army.)
Bob Cousy drives the lane against the Rochester Royals, December 12, 1956. (Sports Illustrated)
Bill Russell, 1961
Bird vs. Magic
If you’re a hoop fan of [cough] a certain age, this HBO documentary on Magic and Bird is great. You can watch it on YouTube for now, beginning here. Do it soon, before they take it down.