“Scottie Pippen if it’s the small forward position, at the power forward position I’m starting Grandmama”: The former Hornets star received high praise as Glenn Robinson the ‘Big Dog’ compared him to Michael Jordan’s iconic co-star

Glenn Robinson the Big Dog said he’d start Scottie Pippen, bench Dominique Wilkins and cut Larry Johnson if it’s the small forward position. It goes without saying that the NBA has had a number of talented athletic freaks plying their…

“Of all the guys I play against, Dominique Wilkins made me rise to the occasion”: Michael Jordan on playing against the Hawks legend

Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins had serious battles in their prime Both Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins were crowd pleasures in their prime. Michael Jordan was called Air Jordan for his “I believe I can fly” dunks. While Dominique Wilkins…

“Larry Bird was evil, you couldn’t beat him in the half-court”: Dominique Wilkins gushes over Celtics legend’s excellence on the Bill Simmons podcast

Dominique Wilkins believes that Larry Bird was unbeatable in the half-court, and that’s the reason that the 80s Boston Celtics were so great. If you’ve watched LeBron James operate during the average regular season game, you have an inkling of…

‘Gerald Wilkins, what are you doing?”: When Dominique Wilkins chastized his brother after he trash talked Michael Jordan ahead of Bulls vs Cavs in 1993

Challenging Michael Jordan to a basketball duel is the equivalent of committing kamikaze. But Gerald Wilkins ignored all the warnings from the world, and paid the price in 1993. The idea of the existence of a Jordan stopper must have…

‘Dominique Wilkins was the first one to bust my a**’: Robert Horry reveals his ‘welcome to the NBA moment’ on the Knuckleheads podcast

Robert Horry walks off as an NBA legend, being the perfect role player for many NBA teams, winning a whopping seven NBA titles in his year. Horry played for the Rockets, Suns, Lakers, and Spurs winning titles with the Rockets…

“What the hell is Michael Jordan doing in our locker room?”: When the ‘GOAT’ warned Dominique Wilkins and the Hawks about dropping 60 points

Michael Jordan entered the Hawks locker room and told Dominique Wilkins that they were all in for a long night as a proceeded to drop 60.  There seems to be no end to stories talking about the way Michael Jordan…

“Larry Bird said ‘You don’t belong in the league, Homes'”: Dominique Wilkins recalls how Celtics legend trash talked him in his first encounter against him with Atlanta Hawks

Dominique Wilkins added another story to a long collection of Larry Bird trash talk stories that continue to permeate through basketball fans. Larry Bird was without a doubt one of the greatest players on the planet. Unless you count jumping…

“I was terrified to play Michael Jordan”: Lakers icon Shaquille O’Neal reveals 4 players he was petrified to play against

Lakers icon Shaquille O’Neal names the four all-time greats who he was absolutely terrified playing against, including Michael Jordan. Shaquille O’Neal is considered to be one of the greatest players in NBA history. Being one of the most dominant athletes…

“I beat my opponents with my mind and my skill”: Larry Bird revealed his mantra for how he led the Celtics to so much success in the 80s

Larry Bird is arguably a top-5 player of all time, but he got there with skill and intelligence rather than otherworldly athletic ability. The NBA has traditionally been dominated by black players ever since they were first allowed in the…