Yea I thought it was you. Respect.
And I feel it is important to experience the cultural importance of a player because that can influence how we feel about players. How does the media portray that player? Did casual fans know them? "Urban myths" were more frequent back in the day to give older players larger than life legends. Those things matter when comparing players of different eras.
So yea, if you are only 23, don't tell me how great Larry Bird was