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￼Ernie DiGregorio’s Brave New World, 1974
In his native Rhode Island, where he grew up only a short dribble from the Providence College campus, he is already an established folk hero.
￼The NBA’s Five Toughest Arenas, 1975
Despite the inexorable march of progress, some places in the league are still tougher to play in than others.
￼Bob McAdoo: Was He a One-Man Basketball Revolution? 1975
McAdoo is dangerous near the basket, but he also gets a lot of points on 15 and 20-foot jump shots, which he unleashes with a noticeable snap of the wrist, rather than a pushing maneuver.
￼John Shumate Comes Back, 1976
When it was over, Shumate staggered up the ramp and groped along the cinderblocks, stopping to steal the whirring in his head, resting it on a shelf that juts out into the corridor.
￼Bob McAdoo: Big Mac Attack, 1976
McAdoo does miss sometimes. But it’s no accident that he is probably the finest shooting big man pro basketball ever has seen.
Jim McMillian: It’s a New Brave World, 1974
McMillian wasted no time getting away from L.A. to Buffalo. He put trauma behind him and got ready to change uniforms and roles.