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By Neil Beldock

Before there was Julius “Dr. J” Erving performing unparalleled high wire antics and slam dunks, there was Connie “The Hawk” … Read More

          

By Neil Beldock

If he played against your team, you hated him…….If he played for your team, you loved him……Dave Cowens played basketball … Read More

             

By Neil Beldock

His given name at birth was Micheal Ray Richardson.

His … Read More

Allen Iverson went from a High School All-American, to a Virginia Jail, to Georgetown University, and to the NBA where he became more than just an All-Star & Hall-of-Famer….He became a Hip-Hop icon revolutionizing the NBA. Scroll down and watch the journey and physical transformation slide-by-slide:… Read More

      

By Neil Beldock

The numbers Wilt Chamberlain posted during the 1961-62 season may represent the greatest individual season any athlete in the modern era, … Read More

       

By Neil Beldock

Quicker than quick and tougher than tough would be a good way to describe Calvin Murphy. Quickest player to ever … Read More

       

By Neil Beldock

“The situation was unique. I don’t want to take the … Read More

  

By Neil Beldock

He stood 7 feet 3 inches tall. He weighed 290 pounds. He could pass, he could shoot, he could handle the … Read More

    

By Neil Beldock

The Baltimore Bullets were one of the most exciting teams, with … Read More

There have been so many great players who have played at North Carolina over the years. It all started when Frank McGuire arrived on campus and brought the Tar Heels their first national championship in 1957, beating the Wilt Chamberlain led … Read More

   

By Neil Beldock

Much like Mary Shelley’s brilliant novel has Dr. Victor Frankenstein creating the monster Frankenstein, Press Maravich played the role … Read More

Oscar Robertson, aka The Big O, is the only player to ever average a triple-double during an entire NBA season. He accomplished the feat during the 1961-62 season averaging 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and & 11.4 assists per game.

With Russell Westbrook about to become the second player to ever accomplish this feat, lets … Read More

By Neil Beldock

Gritty, talented, lightening quick, unbridled, sinister, undisciplined, dynamic, thuggish, spoiled, insubordinate, hard worker, versatile, competitive, defensive specialist, energizer…..These are just some of the words which can be found amongst the many adjectives used to describe this extremely talented but … Read More

By Neil Beldock

Sometimes, the numbers just don’t tell the entire story. Such is the … Read More

He started out as Lew Alcindor at Power Memorial High School in New York City…….He wound up being Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the greatest scorer in NBA history. Along the way he and Bill Russell are the only known players to win championships in high school, college and the NBA. In fact, the … Read More

By Neil Beldock

Yes, there was a Chicago Bulls team before Michael Jordan captivated the City of Chicago and the entire basketball universe, catapulting … Read More

By Neil Beldock

If you want to find an NBA roster void of a European … Read More

Pistol Pete Maravich wore many different uniforms from high school through his NBA career, 11 in total. Below is a “Scroll Show” of The Pistol in all his uniforms, including believe it or not, high school. Enjoy!!!

The Pistol in High School:

A starter … Read More

By Neil Beldock

Sadly, the world lost Dennis Johnson way too early. On February 23rd, 2007, at the age of 52, Dennis “DJ” Johnson … Read More

Bob Pettit: Forgotten But Absolute NBA Superstar

By Neil Beldock

If you are a true basketball fan, a fan of the NBA and someone … Read More

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