Tag Archives: NBA History

Basketball Doc-ESPN’s SportsCentury: Dr. J Julius Erving- The Doctor Runs Basketball House

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat If you think about Dr. J as the dunker and watch all of his dunking highlights and that is all you know about him from mostly a basketball pop or hip … Continue reading

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215 Hoops 1: Video: NBA-TV: The Detroit Pistons Reign of the Late 1980s Early 1990s: The Ultimate Unit of the NBA

I don’t know if there’s been a franchise that had a team of an era that better represented the city they represented than the Bad Boys Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s early 1990s. Detroit is the ultimate blue collar … Continue reading

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Detroit Pistons Official: Video: Unforgettable Moments: The Jordan Rules

The Jordan Rules was a Detroit Pistons defense that was designed to stop the great Michael Jordan from the Chicago Bulls. It was created by the great Pistons point guard Isaiah Thomas and one of the Pistons assistant coaches. I … Continue reading

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TYT Sports: Video: Rick Strom and Brett Erlich: Top 5 Lakers of All-Time

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger You could make a very good case that both Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Earvin Johnson are … Continue reading

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Hal 15 Greer: Video: 1965-66 Baltimore Bullets: The Tall Men of Baltimore

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter The reason the Bullets left Baltimore in 1973, I believe, for Washington is the same reason Baltimore doesn’t have an NBA franchise now of their own: … Continue reading

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FOX Sports: Video: The Sports Butterfly Effect: What if the Portland Blazers Drafted Michael Jordan Instead of Sam Bowie

Rik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter If only this were true, and the Portland Blazers instead of the Chicago Bulls had drafted Michael Jordan in 1984; how different the NBA would’ve been! … Continue reading

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Mr. Penny CCW: Video: HBO Films: Magic & Bird, a Courtship of Rivals

Magic & Bird, Courtship of Rivals HD – YouTube. Erik Schneider on Google+ Erik Schneider on Facebook Erik Schneider on Twitter To understand the impact of Earvin Magic Johnson and Larry Legend Bird and what they meant and mean to … Continue reading

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