Steph Curry was rightfully awarded the 2014-15 NBA MVP trophy yesterday in a lopsided vote that made all the talk about James Harden and Russell Westbrook seem ridiculous in hindsight.
If you grew up in the 1980’s obsessed with the NBA and owned a VCR then you had an NBA Superstars VHS tape sitting next to Caddyshack and Airplane!
It’s no secret now that Larry Bird was a trash talker, but if you grew up in the 1980s watching Bird like I did, you wouldn’t have no clue.
A couple weeks ago, I picked up a couple Geeked Up t-shirts from the NBA store. I just couldn’t resist t-shirts with the a cartoon-styled Dikembe Mutombo with his signature finger wag and Larry Johnson in retro Charlotte Hornets jersey flashing his gold tooth.
With Bill Laimbeer, Dennis Rodman, and Rick Mahorn, the Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and early 1990s didn’t just beat you on the court, they beat you down on the court.