Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dolph Schayes

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Schayes played his entire career with the Nationals and their successor, the Philadelphia 76ers, from 1948 to 1964. In his 16-year career, he led his team into the playoffs 15 times. After the Nationals moved to Philadelphia, Schayes became player-coach of the newly-minted 76ers. He retired after the 1963-64 season and stayed on as coach for two more seasons, earning NBA Coach of the Year honors in 1966. He briefly coached with the Buffalo Braves.

A top scorer and rebounder, he was a 12-time NBA All-Star and a 12-time All-NBA selection. Schayes won an NBA championship with the Syracuse Nationals in 1955. He was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History and inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday spotlights…Dolph Schayes.

Career history
As player:
19481964 Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers
As coach:
19631966 Philadelphia 76ers
19701972 Buffalo Braves
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As coach:

Career NBA statistics
Points 19,249 (18.2 ppg) (NBL/BAA/NBA)
18,438 (18.5 ppg) (BAA/NBA)
Rebounds 11,256 (12.1 rpg)
Assists 3,072 (3.1 apg)

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

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Welcome back, how did you do with this  week’s question?

If you answered 4 you are correct. The Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans, Detroit Lions and the Jacksonville Jaguars have never played in a Super Bowl.

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday


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I apologize for not posting the answer to last week’s question so….


Welcome back,  how did you do with this week’s question?

If you answered the Minnesota Vikings you are correct. The Vikings have never won a super bowl in their history and was the first to lose 4 super bowls.

1970 vs the Kansas City Chiefs 23-7

1973 vs the Miami Dolphins 24-7

1974 vs the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-6

1977 vs the Oakland Raiders 32-14

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Ron Lyle vs George Foreman

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Welcome to Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday.  We are going back in time Ron Lyle vs George Foreman. This fight was not for the weak at heart. It was billed as a slugfest and it definitely lived up to the billing. Howard Cosell and Ken Norton were the ringside announcers. So he we go back in time…Ron Lyle vs George Foreman.