Try as they might, imitators still won’t be able to hang with Warriors

New York

From where I’ve sat, courtside or cloistered, the National Bizarre Association has never not been a copycat league … though replicating Bill Russell’s dominating defense 11 of 13 seasons proved somewhat impossible.

An NBA team that takes success to the limit more than once in a row is guaranteed to procreate a congregation of impersonators:

The Bad Boys reigned with ruthlessness, the Knicks and Pacers adopted comparable callousness.

Full column available at: patreon.com/petervecsey

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s