A few thoughts about that (Matt Johnson’s May 14 column “Larry Bird deserves more consideration as the GOAT”).
Bird is the greatest of all time — no question — because he’s from Indiana. But he was also very good, as you wrote in your column a ways back.
But let’s look into the past. Another great player from Indiana who deserves consideration is Oscar Robertson. He never had any supporting players around him until Kareem (Abdul-Jabbar) went to Milwaukee, and then they won the N...
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