Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bob Pettit


In 1954, the Milwaukee Hawks selected Pettit second in the first round of the NBA Draft after the Baltimore Bullets’ selection of Frank Selvy. With $100 in the bank, he signed a contract with Hawks owner Ben Kerner for $11,000 – an all-time high for an NBA rookie then. Pettit’s awkward ballhandling and a lackContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bob Pettit”