Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Billy Owens

Big things were expected of Billy Owens when he was selected in the 1991 NBA draft. 6’8 good handle for his size, solid rebounder and defender, he should have been a bigger star. In College he was as good as anyone in the country. The debate leading up to the draft was who do youContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Billy Owens”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Reggie Theus

    Theus played his college basketball at UNLV for head coach Jerry Tarkanian from 1976 to 1978. In three seasons with the Runnin’ Rebels, he (Reggie) averaged 12.9 points, 4.4 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game. Theus, who became one of the best players to ever don a UNLV uniform, shot 81 percent fromContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Reggie Theus”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mitch Richmond

 If Mitch Richmond had played his whole career in New York, Boston, Los Angeles or Chicago everyone would know how good he really was.  Golden State Warriors (1988–91)[edit] Richmond was drafted 5th overall in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors, following two years at Kansas State, where he averaged 20 points perContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mitch Richmond”