Sport: The Sharing of the Green

Passing it on in Boston, going for two straight

Michael Leon Carr is the best at his position in the history of the National Basketball Association. His position is the end of the bench, not far from the end of the line. "But it isn't just a bench," he insists. "It's the Boston Celtics' bench. It's a throne." To say the least, this attitude annoys opposing fans, who are used to brooders at the ends of benches. And the fans are right to be bothered by M.L. Carr, worrying his white towel at them like a red cloth at a bull. Even more than Larry Bird, Robert Parish or Danny...

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