Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Lou Roe

Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday …looks at University Massachusetts former star …Lou Roe   Roe was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the 2nd round (30th overall) of the 1995 NBA Draft. Roe played in two NBA seasons with the Pistons and Golden State Warriors. In his brief NBA career, he appeared in 66 games andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Lou Roe”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allen Iverson

Welcome to Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …where we spotlight sports heroes from the past and show alittle love to their career. The one rule of Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday is that the players we spotlight are retired so …current players will have their day…when they are retired. As you journey with us to the pastContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allen Iverson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Stacey Augmon

I was a fan of the 1990 UNLV Running Rebels team in part due to Larry Johnson and Stacey Augmon. He gained the nickname “Plastic Man” due to his athletic ability to “stretch”. Augmon played college basketball for four years at UNLV and won the 1990 NCAA Championship with them. Augmon was the first three-timeContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Stacey Augmon”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Curtis Rowe

A 6’7″ forward from UCLA, Rowe was drafted by the Dallas Chaparrals in the 1971 ABA Draft and by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 1971 NBA Draft.[1] Rowe opted to sign with Detroit and the NBA. Rowe played eight seasons (1971–1979) in the National Basketball Association as a member of theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Curtis Rowe”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Grant Hill

fore injuries took it’s toll, Grant Hill was mentioned in the same breath as Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen as the greatest players in the league at their time. Oh he was that good. Touted as one of the best players in Duke history, many went as far as to say that he was oneContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Grant Hill”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allen Iverson

After two seasons at Georgetown, Iverson was selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1996 NBA draft. Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) tall, Iverson became the shortest first overall pick ever, in a league normally dominated by taller players. He was however, named the 1996 Rookie of the Year and was also aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allen Iverson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allan Houston

Allan Houston was not fondly one of the more thought of Knicks perhaps because he hasn’t the fiery John Starks who replaced in the lineup  or Latrell Sprewell. Instead the soft spoken, smooth shooting two guard who signed a big money free agent contract with the New York Knicks, was well…Allan Houston who survived andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Allan Houston”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Isiah Thomas

Knick fans roll they eyes just at the mention of his name. Yes Isiah Thomas the executive leaves a lot to be the desired, but Isiah Thomas the Hall of Fame player …was hard to beat. Thomas played collegiately for the Indiana Hoosiers. He went on to play professionally as point guard for the PistonsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Isiah Thomas”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Joe Dumars

While Isiah Thomas and others were loud and brass Dumars was the opposite in his approach on the court. he became personally known for his quiet and upstanding behavior. He was the first recipient of the NBA Sportsmanship Award which has been named the Joe Dumars Trophy. His number 4 jersey was retired by theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Joe Dumars”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Vinnie Johnson

Johnson was chosen as the No. 7 overall pick in the 1979 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. He was traded to the Detroit Pistons in November 1981.[2] At 6 feet 2 inches tall, Johnson’s skill set allowed him to replace either point guard Isiah Thomas or shooting guard Joe Dumars from the bench. JohnsonContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Vinnie Johnson”