With so many giving attention to Last Dance about the Bulls and Michael Jordan , take a look at the man Jordan credits as his inspiration, so enjoy this documentary about THE Skywalker …David Thompson.
The players and the stories behind the games most spectacular dunks in the history of the game. This is a video that will make you go oooh and Oh ma I remember that and …oh yeah what ever happened to??? Enjoy!
Picture a guard 6’3 lightning quick with a jumpshot and had a vertical leap of 42 inches and used it. That was David Thompson. He was one of a kind. Before Micahel Jordan there was David Thompson and he was nicknamed skywalker for good reason, he leaped over bigger men than himself in the landContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …David Skywalker Thompson”
I couldn’t resist posting this.Believe me when I tell you, this league really had great players. Enjoy the video, courtesy of youtube.
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”
Sometime ago I had an converation with friends of mine about the players of today and those who I saw back in the day. Juluis Erving was is still is my all time favorite player, but a close second? David Thompson. He could leak and yes measuring leasping ability started with him. Only 6’3 (shortContinue reading “Before Michael Jordan there was …David Thompson aka skywalker”