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Former NBA Great Rick Barry On The NBA Playoffs And Who WIll Win It All
MIAMI - JUNE 15: Former NBA Rick Barry appears on NBA TV's "NBA Insiders" prior to Game Four of the 2006 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks June 15, 2006 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE/Getty Images)(Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE/Getty Images)
Rick Barry is a former NBA player considered by most to be the greatest pure small forward of all-time.
Rick joined Ed and Steve to talk about the NBA playoffs, and give some predictions on what may happen.
Rick began by talking about how much Serge Ibaka means to the Thunder and how the Spurs are able to “brutalize” Oklahoma City in the paint and dominate the games. Rick believes that without Ibaka the Spurs will beat the Thunder with relative ease and advance on to the NBA finals.
Rick also talked about Tim Duncan and the possibility of him being the best Power Forward we’ve ever seen. Rick said Duncan is such a great team guy who spreads the ball around and also scores when his team needs him to.
Rick also talked about his dream lineup including himself at small forward. Rick has Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Michael Jordan, and Magic and says you can’t pick a 5 that could beat them.