Parish: "Never over till it's over"
May 7, 2012, 5:06 pm
The NBA playoffs are in full swing and there’s no better place to get an inside look than a former player. NBA Hall of Famer Robert Parish would definitely qualify as a person being able to give us a player’s perspective on the NBA playoffs and what it takes to win a championship.
Robert Parish joined John Canzano on the Bald Faced Truth to talk NBA playoffs, career and insight to playing in the NBA’s golden era. Parish discusses coaching big men or lack of coaching big men in the NBA and in basketball in general. Parish and Canzano have a spirited discussion on the athletic shape NBA basketball players are in and how it effects the game. Parish, known as one of the NBA’s best shooting big men in the history of the game talks about his work ethic and the will to become a great shooter.
The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers had great rivalries starting with Bill Russell versus Wilt Chamberlain and ending with Magic Johnson versus Larry Bird. Parish talks about those great rivalries and what it was like to be on the court during those great games. Parish talks about Bill Walton and how he was one of the greatest centers to play the game of basketball. Parish talked about ending his career with the Chicago Bulls by winning a championship on a team that included Michael Jordan and Dennis Rodman. Parish discussed playing with Rodman and how the teams respect was dictated within the locker room.
How did Robert Parish get the nickname "The Chief"? Who does Parish think has the best shot of winning the NBA Championship this season? Who does Robert Parish thinks had some of the greatest tools of the trade as a big man in the NBA? Listen to this exclusive interview with Robert Parish found only on 750 The Game.