There was a time not long ago, when I was a huge NBA fan. The 1990s were a glorious time for the Association. Michael Jordan was performing feats that no one had ever seen before. I knew then I was witnessing history. Jordan was, and still is, the best player in the history of the sport. But it wasn’t all his Airness.
The NBA was littered with stars in the decade of grunge. Karl Malone and John Stockton perfecting their two-man game in Utah. Hakeem Olajuwon blocking shots and winning championships in Houston. Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp running amok in Seattle. Charles Barkley being…Charles Barkley. And who can ever forget the Dream Team. The US Men’s Basketball team that went to Barcelona in 1992, and wowed everyone with their gold medal performance.
The games were better then. The flow and pace of the games were so high-tempo that only…
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