Sport: Basketball's Little Big Shot

Dashing down the basketball court, dribbling the ball past the defense, the Boston Celtics' Bob Cousy raced toward the basket. In the midst of a mid-air leap he palmed the ball in his ham-sized right hand, faked a pass, swung the ball behind his back into his left hand, then took his shot toward the basket—all before his feet touched the floor. The ball dropped through without even touching the rim, and the crowd of 13,837 in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden broke into cheers. Most of them had come to watch Cousy perform. And...

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