What is there to say about Nate Thurmond except that he works very hard and always gets his job done.
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￼Rick Barry: He Lost a Battle and Won the War, 1968
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.
￼Jeff Mullins: The Making of a Pro, 1970
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.
￼Fred Hetzel: Class of 1965
Now, it’s Fred Hetzel’s turn to haunt the Warriors for making him expendable.
￼A Year in the Life of Willie Wise, 1971
Willie is a proud man, but years of being disregarded took their toll.
￼Hal Greer: What Wilt Means to the 76ers, 1966
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.
￼The New Wilt Chamberlain Fights the Old, 1968
In the turbulent existence that is Wilt Chamberlain’s life, his actions have frequently been influenced by others.
￼Nate ‘The Great’ Thurmond, 1968
Second billing is nothing new to Nate Thurmond.
Nate Thurmond: He Can’t Get ‘Up’ for Every Game, 1970
“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.”