Changing Times: Today’s Players Can Do More Things Than We Could, 1973

Modern players have bigger, stronger, and more flexible bodies than their predecessors; they can shoot better, jump higher, and run faster. 

Highlighting the NBA’s Early Sharpshooters

There are so many sharp shooters coming out of the colleges every year, and so few rookies who can make the NBA, that the pro game, almost by definition, is loaded with sharp-eyed “gunners.”

The Man With a Thousand Faces

There’s no such thing with Gotty as taking a game in stride. He’s about as comfortable and acrobatic during a game as a worm on a hot griddle, grimacing and writhing about as if in the grip of death’s throes.