Question: Which Indiana Pacer won the Sixth Man award two years in a row? Hint…He played college basketball at University of Washington, where he was named to the All-Pac-10 Team and The Sporting News All-America Second Team. While at the University of Washington, he became a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and majored [...] [...more]
“I think I found another Rick Barry” – John Killilea, Former Celtic assistant coach and Scout during the 1970s.
It was a year or two after the NBA’s new collective-bargaining agreement and prior to the 1976 agreement, if you drafted an eligible junior, the player was your property only until he went back to school. Bird [...] [...more]
“I felt that I was gifted enough to do some things on the basketball floor. I couldn’t do everything I wanted to do, because if that was the case, I’d have won every game.”- Wilt Chamberlain
Really Wilt? Win every game? Even a Navy Seal doesn’t perform at his best everyday.
As big and talented as Chamberlain [...] [...more]
During the 1970 NBA Finals, Laker great Jerry West made perhaps the most famous buzzer beater in the history of the NBA. The Los Angeles Lakers were playing the New York Knicks for the championship. It appeared as though the Lakers were getting ready to lose after blowing a 14 point lead at half-time. The [...] [...more]
The New York Knickerbockers are one of the most storied franchises in the NBA and Madison Square Garden is one of the most hollowed sports arenas in the nation. So the question is, what year did the New York Knicks play their first game in Madison Square Garden?
The answer is [...] [...more]