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Wooden: The greatest at modesty, too

Originally Published: June 4, 2010
By Jim Murray | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: This column originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times on August 10, 1972.

You picture the man who is, demonstrably, the world's greatest basketball coach, and there comes to view a guy with lots of diamonds on stubby fingers, a Rolls-Royce illegally parked outside the gym with his driver reading a comic book in the front seat. Guys leap to light his cigarettes, the president of the college is on the phone seeking an appointment, maybe so is the president of the United ...

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