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That seemed to be the case with most of the teams based in the smaller towns – the fans were more rabid, and they wanted…
We hung out on the streets, played stickball, and did all of the things that other kids did.
We had a strong relationship with Walter Brown, and felt that he was the best owner in the league.
There were riots in just about every game we played with Syracuse.
The NBA wasn’t a big deal at that time, so it wasn’t really in my career plans.
Russell joined the team in December, 1956, following the Olympics.
Race wasn’t an issue. My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures.
I won the city scoring championship as a senior.
My biggest win was getting the meal money bumped from $5 to $7.
I grew up in the heart of the Depression.
French was my first language.
But as a coach I wanted to keep things from being too complicated.
People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at…
You have to remember that coaching wasn’t sophisticated back then – you didn’t have the camps, clinics and all the technical advances that are available…
The MVP award was very satisfying in terms of personal accomplishments, but the championship was the most important thing of all.
Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to.
I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
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