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June 08, 1997

Early Assessments

Larry Bird--"too slow" (Kentucky)-x

John Unitas--"too light" (Notre Dame)

Hank Greenberg--"clumsy, uncoordinated" (Giants)

George Mikan--"not good enough" (Notre Dame)

Gordie Howe--"we're not interested" (Rangers)

Sandy Koufax--"we're not interested" (Giants)

x-Indiana's assessment was Bird "needed a jump shot"

Source: World Features Syndicate

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