Believe me, I stopped guys. I didn’t slow them down; I stopped them. I didn’t think nobody could score on me—until I ran into a guy named Calvin Murphy.
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Charlie Scott: The Next Big O, 1972
“He makes all the big plays,” said Lou Carnesecca, the fiery coach-general manager of the Nets. “He reminds me so much of Oscar Robertson that I hate to think what he’s going to do as he gains pro experience.”
￼George Gervin: Chillin’ with The Iceman, 1988
[No intro needed for George Gervin. His many career achievements and chill image precede him. In this article, which ran in the April 1988 issue of Basketball Digest, Glenn Rogers of the San Antonio Express newspaper checks in with the 35-year-old Iceman to mark an upcoming city-wide ceremony to fete their retired pro basketball heroContinue reading “￼George Gervin: Chillin’ with The Iceman, 1988”
￼Rick Barry: Tales of a Happy Warrior, 1974
“I had commitments to Franklin Mieuli and the Warriors,” recalls Barry, “and also to Roy Boe and the Nets. It was a difficult situation to be in.”
￼Rick Barry Discusses: Is the ABA As Good as the NBA? 1973
The National Basketball Association is better than the American Basketball Association, but it is no longer a great deal better.
￼Another Quiet Thursday Night with the Miami Floridians, 1971
Oh, what a night it was. Virginia Squires vs. Miami Floridians