In some ways, former Boston Celtics point guard Dana Barros was the prototype for the scrappy smaller Celtics floor generals, such as Isaiah Thomas and Kemba Walker, that have since captivated fans of the team.
The New England local made his way from Boston College to the Seattle SuperSonics. From there, he was dealt to the Philadelphia 76ers, with whom he came into his own as a player.
After signing with his hometown Celtics, Barros played parts of 6 seasons for Boston, a stretch interrupted by a stint with the Detroit Pistons. Over the course of his career, he crossed paths with NBA greats Shawn Kemp, Patrick Ewing and, of course, Paul Pierce.
In an interview with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for their “60 days of Summer” video series, Barros opened up about those times.
Take a look at the clip embedded above to hear them.
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