James Edwards: The NBA’s Next Super Giant? 1979

If Edwards produces as Leonard expects, a lot of NBA scouts may be hiding in the woods to avoid answering questions from their bosses. Edwards didn’t get selected in last year’s college draft until the third round.

George McGinnis: Would You Believe . . . A Strong Julius Erving . . . A Tall Elgin Baylor? 

At the age of 22, McGinnis has already been compared—favorably—with a man many considered the finest and most complete forward in basketball history—Elgin Baylor.

Mel Daniels Itching for Shot at NBA Stars, 1971

[In late 1967, about two weeks into his rookie season, Mel Daniels and his Minnesota Muskies were in Teaneck National Guard Armory to face the New Jersey Americans. A young reporter named Ira Berkow ambled over to Daniels and asked, “What do you think of playing in the ABA?” The ABA was brand-spanking-new, and DanielsContinue reading “Mel Daniels Itching for Shot at NBA Stars, 1971”