Writer Jim O’Brien described Beaty as a “player who moves about the court like a snobbish butler, but works like a laborer under the boards.”
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￼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.
￼A Year in the Life of Willie Wise, 1971
Willie is a proud man, but years of being disregarded took their toll.
￼Joe Caldwell: Can I Get a Witness, 1975, 1993
The boycott of Caldwell was an extreme form of intimidation because it destroyed the career of an established, star player.
￼The Book on NBA Players, 1970
There it is. A scouting report on the NBA entering the 1969-70 season.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Bonneville Salt Flats, and Zelmo Beaty, 1971
Salt Lake City—the Green Bay of professional basketball.
E Stands for Elvin . . . And Excellence, 1969
Elvin Hayes, the Big E, the two-time All-America from Houston University, started the current National Basketball Association season as the most heralded rookie since Oscar Robertson