[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”
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Wonderous Willie Wise, 1974
Willie Wise is a simple man, shy, sensitive to people and their feelings. He wants to keep life that way . . .
Indy’s Roger Brown Makes Them Forget Big O, 1971
Most of the shell Brown had been hiding in for so long has been shed, and he has hatched into a beautiful bird of basketball, confident and immensely skilled.