Today's NBA in 1988: Clippers get their Manning, rattle the Cage

Danny Manning was as golden as they got, in the spring of 1988.

His performance in that March’s NCAA tournament earned Kansas its first championship in 36 years, portioning then-Jayhawk coach Larry Brown with perhaps his career’s greatest abundance of coaching credibility. Brown did masterful work to rebuild Kansas, and locate its star.

The 21-year old…

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