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03-06-2013, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by RayP View Post
And I did too, but I didn't realize he was the best of all time. For all I knew at that point, he was just the greatest because he played for our team in our city. It wasn't till I got older that I then realized, holy crap, he really was the best ever. I was huge into collecting basketball cards when I was younger, and would always see the older cards and look at their stats... I'd see guys that put up way better numbers, but had never heard of them, so I would question just how great he is since you could find other players that had better numbers than him.
He was my hero when I was little so there was little doubt to me, as say a 5 year old kid, that he was the closest thing to a basketball God.

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