‘Run TMC up there with all-time great trios,’ says Hardaway

first_imgRun TMC personified what the decade was all about and it was of radical movement and fast-paced action and the T in the group said they could’ve went toe-to-toe with the other trios in NBA history.“We’re right up there,” said Tim Hardaway, now 51, during the NBA 3X Philippines Saturday at Mall of Asia Music Hall. “You know there were different eras but we’re up there.”Although Run TMC lasted for just two seasons, it was the NBA poster boy for offensive production from 1989 to 1991.During the 1990-1991 NBA season, all three members of the group produced more than 20 points a game.Mullin had the highest average of 25.7 points a game with Richmond at 23.9 points a game and Hardaway with 22.9 points and 9.7 assists a night.ADVERTISEMENT There was also, again, the Lakers’ Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and James Worthy and, again, the Celtics’ next Big 3 of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen.San Antonio also had its version in Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili, and who could forget the infamous Heatles of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh in Miami.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’All the mentioned trios have won titles, Baylor is technically a champion since he still played with the Lakers during the 1971-1972 season when the Lakers won the championship, but none of those had a rad nickname that symbolized the decade they were in.Enter Golden State’s Run TMC of Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond, and Chris Mullin who derived their name from the legendary hiphop group Run DMC during the transitional period between the 1980s and 1990s. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins The NBA has been littered with legendary trios from different generations from Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, and Elgin Baylor with the Los Angeles Lakers or the Boston Celtics’ original Big 3 of Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parish.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Serena seeks to cap comeback year with Grand Slam No. 24 DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Warriors finished that season with a 44-38 record finishing as the seventh seed in the Western Conference and stunning second seed San Antonio 3-1 in the first round of the playoffs.Golden State, though, bowed to the Lakers 4-1 in the conference semifinals.Though short-lived without winning a title, Richmond was traded before the 1992-1993 season began. Run TMC was still a notable figure in NBA history.“There were different eras but our trio is right up there with the all-time great trios,” said Hardaway.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIES MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img

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