Talk about about a player who was multitalented yet drives everyone crazy…Rasheed Wallace was it. Known for his passion for collecting technical fouls in bunches as well as his all round player Wallace could make you cheer and go what was he thinking in the same sentence. Originally selected by the Washington Bullets (now knownContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rasheed Wallace”
Like Willie Wise, in league not known for defense Mike Gale was a solid defensive player throughout his career in both the ABA and the NBA. He was drafted in the third round of the 1971 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls and by the Kentucky Colonels in the 1971 American Basketball Association draft. GaleContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Gale”
Sometimes potential is a word that few can live up to, or in some cases just leave you wondering what if ? Kemp is the what if? What if he played hard everynight? What if he came to play with desire and showed up in shape? What if substance abuse wasn’t a factor in hisContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Shawn Kemp”
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”
The Rockets finally got contributions from Dwight Howard, jeremy Lin and there was a James Harden sighting as well …here are the highlights.