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Showtime's 'NYC Point Gods' relishes city's point guards, from Bob Cousy to Kenny 'The Jet' Smith to Sue Bird

The Dominican Republic has long been a hotbed of future MLB talent. Many of the NFL's best players hail from Florida, Texas or California. In the modern NBA, there's no clear breeding ground for stardom that stands out above the rest. For example, this year's All-NBA first team featured players raised in Greece, Serbia, Slovenia, Missouri and Michigan -- hard to find a more disparate amalgamation of origins.
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Jerry West calls JJ Redick's Bob Cousy comments 'very disrespectful'

Former NBA and Duke shooting guard turned analyst JJ Redick made headlines when he said that Hall of Famer Bob Cousy played against "plumbers and firemen." Another Hall of Fame player — and longtime coach and executive — Jerry West, came to Cousy's defense this week. “Well obviously...
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Jerry West Fires Back at JJ Redick Over Bob Cousy Comments

A feud between Jerry West and JJ Redick isn't something the NBA world was expecting, but it seems like they're slightly in the midst of one. Redick struck a nerve with Jerry West and older NBA Legends when he disrespected former legend Bob Cousy by stating he played against "plumbers."
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Jerry West fires back at J.J. Redick over Bob Cousy slight: 'He averaged 12 points a game in the league'

J.J. Redick has largely been praised for his work as an NBA analyst on TV, but one comment that caused meaningful controversy relates to his opinion on Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy. "He was being guarded by plumbers and firemen," Redick said on ESPN's "First Take" when another panelist, Chris Russo, debated him on Cousy's merits against current All-Star Chris Paul.
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