Found July 05, 2012 on
Robert Parish hardly ever lost his cool during his career. That was until he had enough of Bill Laimbeer. Parish blasted Laimbeer in the face during the 1987 NBA playoffs, which Parish admits is the one and only time he lost his composure during a game. But as intense as that rivalry was, Laimbeer isn't one of Parish's three favorite players to play against. He revealed his list recently during The Tradition at TD Garden. One of the guys on the list is the man sitting next to him, Bill Walton. To hear who the other two are, and to...

Bill Walton Considers Himself 'Luckiest Guy in the World' for Knowing Robert Parish (Video)

Robert Parish was a quiet guy during his NBA career. Or so we thought. During The Tradition at TD Garden, one of Parish's Boston teammates, Bill Walton, recounts getting on the bus after games in which the Celtics would trash talk. He said that they'd talk the smack, but Parish -- as the last line of defense -- was the one that truly had to back it up. Walton considers himself...

Robert Parish Discusses Similarities, Differences Between Larry Bird and Michael Jordan (Video)

Larry Bird and Michael Jordan are two of the greatest to ever play the game. That's undeniable. But how exactly do they stack up? Robert Parish, who played with both players, sees some similarities and differences between the two. First of all, as Parish notes, Bird wasn't nearly as athletic as Jordan. However, what he lacked in athleticism, he made up for in other aspects...
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