Originally Posted by jreckoning
He could do it all. Celtics beat everyone back then. They were like UCLA in their prime.
But west was 6'3 and hit from the inside, outside, and play defense.
It's amazing he got MVP of the finals while his team actually lost.
It was a slap in the face from the NBA at the time. More like a runner-up trophy to West. That's why he got his revenge in the 80s, and Shaq-Kobe era added extra gravy.