Originally Posted by Kblaze8855
While I generally try to increase the respect paid to Bob...I think it has to be said that Russell was injured in those finals. He balled...but Russell was hurt and out a good bit. It isnt by chance they only lost once in his first 10 years...and it was when he was hurt in the finals.
Yes, however that shouldn't take away from the dominant performance Pettit had that post-season, and really year.
It may dampen the weight of his Finals win, but not performance, or ultimate achievement in bringing the "Hawks" their only championship, wouldn't you say?