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.
The National Basketball Association is better than the American Basketball Association, but it is no longer a great deal better.
He isn’t getting older; he’s getting better, as they say.
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.
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.