The Ugly

The signing of Sarunas Jasikevicius was done while Donnie Walsh and Larry Bird shared duties running the Pacers, but he was never productive as an NBA player, and was one of the worst on-ball defenders in the league as he toiled for the team. Every time Sarunas reported to the scorer’s table, the crowd at Conseco Fieldhouse collectively winced. Watching him try to defend NBA guards was painful – like watching science fair winners take their fitness evaluations in high school gym class. (via Indiana Pacers Larry Bird Has Earned Extension | KentSterling.com)

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