“We cut off Julius Erving at the baseline, he started walking in the air”: Magic Johnson describes arguably the greatest NBA Finals layup of all time by Dr. J in 1980 vs Lakers

Giannis and his Bucks have given us some all-time highlight-reel plays in these NBA Finals. But it’s next to impossible to top this Julius Erving layup. Basketball reaches arguably its highest level through the course of its year by the…

“Kobe Bryant put in the greatest workout of all time”: When Jerry West decided to draft the Lakers legend after a Jordanesque showing against Michael Cooper in high school

Jerry West decided to trade for Kobe Bryant after having a look at him working out against Michael Cooper. ESPN gave us an inside scoop recently. John Black, who was the Lakers’ VP of public relations at the time, describes…