Coach John Thompson (and Michael Jordan)

“I resent the hell out of that question,” Thompson said when asked his thoughts on being the first Black coach to make a Final Four (via The Washington Post). “It implies that I’m the first Black coach capable of making the Final Four. That’s not close to true. I’m just the first one who was given the opportunity to get here.”

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Michael Jordan being introduced by Coach John Thompson and saying how he doesn’t think of himself as the greatest person ever to play basketball. It’s quite beautiful:

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