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    Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Tonight was the Basketball Hall of Fame induction - headlined by Michael Jordan, John Stockon and David Robinson. Robinson's speech was touching - he truly is an athlete kids can look up to. Watching Michael's highlight package really hit me. I'm so glad I got to see him play because as good as players in the NBA are today NOBODY is in MJ's league.


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Did MJ's speech seem awfully awkward and strange to you?


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    i love mike's quote

    coah : "you know there's no i in team"
    Mike: "ya your right, but theres an i in win"


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Did MJ's speech seem awfully awkward and strange to you?
    Yeah - especially him calling out Krause


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Spent too much time specifically mentioning the people in his life that ever doubted him or ever dared to say no to him. That part was not very classy.



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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by only4cy View Post
    Spent too much time specifically mentioning the people in his life that ever doubted him or ever dared to say no to him. That part was not very classy.
    John Stockton looked very awkward during that bit about Bryon Russell. Seeing Jerry Sloan's eyes open wide like that was amusing, like he didn't know that had happened.

    I didn't catch a lot of humility in Jordan's speech. It always seemed like those speeches weren't a time to promote your greatness. Your induction has already done that.


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    John Stockton looked very awkward during that bit about Bryon Russell. Seeing Jerry Sloan's eyes open wide like that was amusing, like he didn't know that had happened.

    I didn't catch a lot of humility in Jordan's speech. It always seemed like those speeches weren't a time to promote your greatness. Your induction has already done that.
    Yeah, a lot of uncomfortable looks in the crowd throughout the whole speech. I felt weird watching from my couch.


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Yeah, a lot of uncomfortable looks in the crowd throughout the whole speech. I felt weird watching from my couch.
    Someone strayed from the general model, and it wasn't the crowd.


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Here is a great yahoo column on Jordan's speech and I agree 100 percent and I'm a biggest Jordan fan you will find. MJ, you are the best ever why do feel the need to be so bitter.


    Jordan's night to remember turns petty - NBA - Yahoo! Sports


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    Re: Basketball Hall of Fame induction tonight

    Column on Russell calling out Jordan

    Russell to Jordan: Game on - NBA - Yahoo! Sports


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