It was a clash of egos that couldn’t be avoided.
Darrell Imhoff spun away, and Lew Alcindor cracked him hard with a long swing of the right elbow, catching him behind the left ear.
But match us up against the team now, and we’d win, no doubt about it. They’d have nobody to compete against Wilt. Chet or Billy would chase Doc, and Doc would have to come to the hoop, where Wilt would be waiting.
Elvin Hayes, the Big E, the two-time All-America from Houston University, started the current National Basketball Association season as the most heralded rookie since Oscar Robertson