Category: nba

When he was 26, “Pistol Pete” Maravich said “I don’t…

When he was 26, “Pistol Pete” Maravich said “I don’t want to play 10 years in the NBA and die of a heart attack at age 40” in an interview. He went on to play 10 years in the NBA, and died of a heart attack at age 40.

When he was 26, “Pistol Pete” Maravich said “I don’t…

When he was 26, “Pistol Pete” Maravich said “I don’t want to play 10 years in the NBA and die of a heart attack at age 40” in an interview. He went on to play 10 years in the NBA, and died of a heart attack at age 40.

After Michael Jordan dunked over 6-foot-1 guard John Stockton,…

After Michael Jordan dunked over 6-foot-1 guard John Stockton, an angry fan yelled at him to “Pick on someone your own size.” The next play, he dunked over 6-foot-11 Mel Turpin. As he ran back down the floor, Jordan turned to the heckler and said, “Was he big enough?”

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A Chicago grocery store ran an ad congratulating Michael Jordan…

A Chicago grocery store ran an ad congratulating Michael Jordan on entering the NBA Hall of Fame. Jordan sued the grocery store and won $8.9 million for using his name.

A man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting with…

A man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting with intent to kill and robbery requested that his sentence was extended to 33 years, to match Larry Bird’s NBA jersey number. The request was granted.