Rollins sensed coaches didn’t see him as the next Wilt Chamberlain, so he quit even thinking about scoring big.
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Mark Aguirre Flourishes Under New Regime, 1988
Aguirre has seemed happier on the court this year and has certainly been happier off it.
Chuck Person: The Indiana Years, 1986-1992
Chuck Person admits he’s not in the same class as Atlanta’s Dominique Wilkins. Person would never underestimate his own talent that way.
Chuck Person: Person-al Touch, 1988
After every game, Person leans against his locker, ice bags hanging from all extremities. Although he’s got good size at 225 pounds, he invariably wears black-and-blue marks like merit badges.
￼Charlie Criss: Guts and Elbows Basketball, 1977
Criss became known as “The Mosquito,” and it was not a phony alliterative or geographical title invented by a P.R. man. It was a high sign to Criss that even though there were guys on the playground nobody ever heard of, many of them could hold their own with the best in the NBA.