You saw it last night: UConn's Kemba Walker is the best college basketball player in America. More than a star, he's a sun around which the other players orbit.
Two generations ago, Bill Bradley, similarly solar, led Princeton to the NCAA's Final Four; he was a prodigious scorer but also a promiscuous passer, shovelling the ball to other (less talented) players, who rebuffed his false modesty by passing it back. His pro career, though, was different. The New York Knicks were a team of near-equals; four of its five starters made the NBA's hall of fame. Bradley himself scored, on average, about half as many points as he did in college. Like UConn's Huskies, Bradley's Tigers were a lead singer with a doo-wop chorus; his Knicks were a quintet.
So which was the better team?
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