Bill Russell – “If Darko Milicic is worth $20 million,” Russell noted, “I’d be worth at least $45 mil even in a wheelchair. Plus, I’ve been meaning to play in the shot-blocking era. There’s still time for me to set the career record.”
But Bill, I told him, you’re 3,830 blocked shots behind Hakeem.
“I know,” Russell responded. “I might have to actually play a full season.”