When you think of former NBA player Horace Grant, two things come to mind: the Chicago Bulls of the early ‘90s, and Grant’s signature goggles.
Reddit user “JDRoc”: What was the initial reason for the goggles?
And did you keep them because you had to, or did you like the look?
That is, until they became a vulnerability after the Knicks’ Charles Oakley repeatedly knocked them off during the 1991 NBA playoffs.
Grant decided not to wear them in later rounds, which made his play noticeably worse.
“He’s been playing great under the basket, but I can see that when he is out a certain distance, he’s becoming insecure.
And my real concern is that under stress, when the game’s on the line, he’s not going to be at maximum efficiency.”. »