It's hard to have your cake and eat it too, but a few guys have made it happen.
He was just starting his career when he called the action on radio at Madison Square Garden 47 years ago.
It will be a battle of the Big Threes in this year's NBA Finals, but where do the trios in Miami and San Antonio rank among the all-time greats?
In honor of Black History Month, we look at the best players to come out of traditionally African-American schools.
Greatest NBA Trios