Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kentucky Colonels

For you old school Knick fans look closely at the ABA ball….Yes that is former Knick Dave DeBusshere’s signature. He was the ABA’s Commissioner at one point. I never understood the NBA’s reluctance to include the St Louis Spirits and the Kentucky Colonels in the NBA instead they had a ABA¬†dispersal ¬†draft to break upContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kentucky Colonels”

Artis Gilmore …one of the more underrated big men of the game

With everyone payinig attention to Roy Hibbert. The fact that there is a shortage of bigman that play the game it got me thinking to a time when there were Big men that roamed the post and that struck fear when you decide to drive the lane. He wasn’t one of my favorites but thereContinue reading “Artis Gilmore …one of the more underrated big men of the game”

The History of the ABA

For some of you readers that have been with me from the beginning, you have heard me say that the NBA would rather you not know much about the ABA. The NBA took the remaining 4 teams of the ABA and merged it with the NBA. (Spurs, Nets, Pacers and Nuggets) But did you knowContinue reading “The History of the ABA”