Senior NBA Writer
Marc J. Spears is the senior NBA writer for The Undefeated. He used to be able to dunk on you, but he hasn’t been able to in years and his knees still hurt.
‘There’s just a perception that owners have rights and players don’t’
‘I have no regrets,’ says the former NBA commissioner. ‘I know that sounds crazy.’
‘All you can do as a player is play. It’s up to other people to decide if you get on the list or not. So I made it.’
He broke the NBA’s color barrier 69 years ago. Now, the former Boston Celtic is finally getting his due.
‘My mom passed away in February … so I just needed something to do to keep me busy. And the BIG3 was it.’
‘He told me he was coming, but it’s nothing like him actually being here with his wife and no security’
With the least star-studded squad in years, USA Basketball is extra-motivated
Friends and teammates reflect on the day the Kings guard committed suicide
How is the Japanese-born star handling pressure of representing his country?
‘It’s on me to get him prepared and put him in the best position possible’