His nickname was “The Destroyer.” But what he destroyed were scoring reputations, not people.
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￼Sam Jones: King of the Bank Shot, 1968
Jones’ trademark is the bank shot from the corner, or anywhere around the key, which hits the backboard and then angles neatly into the basket.
￼Red Holzman: A Humpty-Dumpty Situation, 1968
Holzman knows the game of basketball. And he probably knows it better now than back in 1957, when St. Louis fired him after a losing record.