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I thought he did a pretty good job talking about how black players were often portrayed as "natural atheletes" while white players were often portrayed as "hard workers. Vednam: The strong implication--in the book and in the article--is that Magic did not support Isiah for the Dream Team because of Isiah's alleged comments. I'm totally blindsided by this. Start watching Stop watching. Close Followed notifications. I might get bashed by you guys on this since there is a lot of larry bird love on this here site: BUT if Larry Bird had been black, he wouldn't be as revered as he is now. He claimed that Bird -- one of the greatest players of all time -- would be "just another good guy" if he was black.
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Deborah Figgs-Sanders: A profile. Apparently, so did his friend and rival Isaiah Thomas who Magic used to share a kiss on the cheek with whenever their respective teams — the Los Angeles Lakers and the Detroit Pistons — faced each other. Of course, some times one side is simply lying while the other side is telling the complete truth. After that, the TV network broadcasting the Lakers-Celtics finals that year I forget which dragged Isiah on air to "explain" his comment. Magic also admits that he joined with Michael Jordan and other players in blackballing Thomas from the Olympic Dream Team, saying, "Isiah killed his own chances when it came to the Olympics.
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He doesn't understand why he wasn't chosen for that Olympic team and that's really too bad. But I think in the big picture Isiah made some good points on that issue. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. He also had a well-deserved image as a fierce competitor. The fact that John Stockton chose Thomas as his presenter for his enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame shows Thomas isn't evil incarnate, as some apparently like to think. Larry: I never liked him either.
I can easily imagine Thomas asking about rumors Johnson was gay, then denying he had forever. The book made advance headlines when former Pistons star Isiah Thomas responded to criticisms about him in the book. For what it is worth and that is probably not much , the actual writer says she received confirmation that Isiah was questioning Magic's sexuality from "" other sources while writing the book and heard it "all the time" back then. With Jordan looking for a way not to go to the Olympics, his sensitivities were paramount. So they made a flow chart for him to use as a cheat sheet. This month former basketball great Magic Johnson tweeted, "I had a great private convo with iamisiahthomas. The secret, and understandably painful, disdain Johnson harbored for Thomas ultimately played a hand in costing Thomas what should have been one of the most prized moments of his career.