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What Could Have Been!


      Do you ever sit there and wonder what could have been? Len Bias and Reggie Lewis were two of the best draft picks the Celtics ever made. Len unfortunately never was able to play on the parquet. Reggie gave us a glimpse of how special he was becoming. 

     From all accounts and video we have on he Len was Jordan like and probably would have been his greatest rival. When he was drafted Len was heading to the NBA champion Boston Celtics. Imagine him on that 87 team or subsequent years and what he would have done with the team that was already here. Possible titles in 87, 88, and 89 he would have definitely put us over the top vs the Lakers and Pistons. 

     Reggie, who we were able to see, was taking the mantle from Larry and the Big 3 and handling it quite well. Do we all remember those playoff series vs Indy and Cleveland?! Sadly we all remember that series vs Charlotte when he collapsed. We all know where we were when he blocked Jordan several times. How many of us had number 35 jerseys back in the day!?

     Just imagine Bias and Lewis starring on The Parquet - with the Big 3  able to complement them as they ascended to glory. The titles would have been endless. The battles vs Jordan and the Bulls in the early 90s would have been epic! Bias and Lewis vs Jordan and Pippen - oh my basketball joy! Just imagine Bias, Lewis, Bird, McHale and the Chief in the lineup together.

    What could have been! But unfortunately both young men were called home way to soon. Talk about some bad luck!. What could have been!. 

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