What is there to say about Nate Thurmond except that he works very hard and always gets his job done.
There is no record of any NBA player ever having successfully played out his option, although the discontent among the NBA players has been a matter of public knowledge for years.
For Mullins, the biggest kick in basketball is running and moving the ball. He says, “There’s no thrill like moving well, coming down the court five or six times in a row and getting the ball to the man with the easy shot.
Now, it’s Fred Hetzel’s turn to haunt the Warriors for making him expendable.
Willie is a proud man, but years of being disregarded took their toll.
Despite Wilt’s great contributions to the 76ers as a player, his helping the club and the players to belong to the city has to be the most-important boost he gave us.
In the turbulent existence that is Wilt Chamberlain’s life, his actions have frequently been influenced by others.
Second billing is nothing new to Nate Thurmond.
“When I play the best—guys like Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Wes Unseld—I get inspired. You know how great Russell was. I wanted to play my best against him.”