The court, the regulation 94-feet long, had a big white star in the center, inside concentric circles of red and blue. New Jersey’s first pro basketball team, one year away from becoming the New York Nets, would be called the Americans.
Tag Archives: Louie Dampier
￼Rick Barry Discusses: Is the ABA As Good as the NBA? 1973
The National Basketball Association is better than the American Basketball Association, but it is no longer a great deal better.
￼Louie Dampier: The Little Colonel Marches On . . . and On, 1975
He isn’t getting older; he’s getting better, as they say.
Dan Issel’s Inexorable, 1972
There is an unmistakable quality about Dan Issel on the basketball court: Once he makes up his mind to do something, he will do everything possible to accomplish it. Inexorable.
3-Point Play Now in NBA
Well, the Lords of the NBA weighed the pros and cons, with the Board of Governors giving the three-point field goal a one-year trial.