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.
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￼Boston Celtics: Remembering the Backboard-Shattering 1940s
Some funny things happened on the way to the greatest dynasty in the history of pro sports.
The NBA’s War on ABA, 1970
When superstar Connie Hawkins jumped from the American Basketball Association to the National Basketball Association, it was hailed as a major triumph for The Establishment (NBA) over the Young Rebels (ABA). Actually, it was a strategic move motivated by expediency and economy.
What’s It All About, Walter? 1974
Kennedy’s exit is one of his own volition, declared during the Summer of ‘73 to be executed two years hence.