Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Happy Birthday, Iceman! 8 Highlights to Celebrate George Gervin's 64th Birthday

Posted By on Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 1:31 PM

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Before The Admiral, TD or The Claw, there was The Iceman.

Spurs great George Gervin, the short shorts-wearing, bank-shooting, finger-rolling forward of the '70s and '80s, turns 64 today. 

Gervin is an all-timer. His smooth and, well, ice-cold game as a long, skilled wing who could shoot over anybody conjures comparisons of a latter-day Kevin Durant. During his San Antonio tenure (1974 to 1985), he made 11 straight All-Star Games, nine First or Second Team All-NBA teams, and won four scoring titles.

To celebrate Ice's 64th birthday, here are eight highlight reels of him doing what he did best — getting buckets:

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