“I had commitments to Franklin Mieuli and the Warriors,” recalls Barry, “and also to Roy Boe and the Nets. It was a difficult situation to be in.”
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￼Rick Barry Discusses: Is the ABA As Good as the NBA? 1973
The National Basketball Association is better than the American Basketball Association, but it is no longer a great deal better.
￼Bill Sharman: There’s Too Much Grabbing, 1976
“Pro basketball isn’t supposed to be shuffleboard, but it shouldn’t be football and hockey either.”
￼Has Gail Goodrich Grown Up? 1974
He’s all grown up now, a good guy and a grand player and not about to let the bumps in the road bother him.
Was Jerry West Robbed of the MVP? 1970
West sighed wistfully. “All season, other players said things about me which I read in the newspapers or heard on radio and TV which I couldn’t believe. They were so complimentary as to build up my ego enormously.”
Jerry West: A Very Special Agony, 1970
The thing West does is not just play basketball brilliantly, but play it best when it counts the most. This is the rarest of things.
The Unbearable Pressures Facing Lew Alcindor, 1970
Milwaukee will not win a pennant or championship this season. But next season or the season after, the Bucks will be boosted to the top by the first truly dominant force to move into professional basketball in a decade.