The Mogul has been associated with pro basketball for almost 60 years, but ask him his age and the most he will admit to is “at least” 49.
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￼Boston Celtics: Remembering the Backboard-Shattering 1940s
Some funny things happened on the way to the greatest dynasty in the history of pro sports.
￼Basketball Is In, 1947
Twenty or 30 years ago, most sports fans regarded basketball as sissy stuff fit only for genteel young ladies in fashionable seminaries.
Al Cervi: Old Pro from Syracuse, 1952
Cervi would hardly know what to do if he couldn’t run around and take sets and layups with the boys before the game, and he is quite sure he might go crazy if he had to sit on the bench all night, coaching only by remote control.
Joe Fulks: Report on a Warrior, 1948
Joe Fulks today is the most-feared and most highly respected marksman in basketball.
Washington’s Capital Caps
The Caps are composed of four-fifths top-notch basketball players and one-fifth downright genius—the last being Robert Joseph Feerick
The Man With a Thousand Faces
There’s no such thing with Gotty as taking a game in stride. He’s about as comfortable and acrobatic during a game as a worm on a hot griddle, grimacing and writhing about as if in the grip of death’s throes.
Lebron, Kobe, KG, Moses . . . and Bones Graboski?
Meet the first prep-to-pro in NBA history.
Remembering the Early NBA
It was all fun, sensational fun. Those were the days when we felt that everything we did was great.