Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ben Wallace

Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. This week we are spotlighting the rough and rugged Power forward Ben Wallace. Wallace signed with the Washington Bullets (later Wizards) as an undrafted free agent in 1996. In his NBA career, Wallace played with the Washington Bullets/Wizards, Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ben Wallace”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Kevin Grevey

Grevey played college basketball at the University of Kentucky, where he was a member of legendary coach Adolph Rupp‘s last freshman class and played his three collegiate seasons (freshmen were not eligible to play varsity basketball at the time) under Rupp’s successor, Joe B. Hall. He was named First-Team All-Southeastern Conference in all three ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Kevin Grevey”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Kevin Porter

Welcome back to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday as we go back in time and spotlight some of the best players from the past. This week we spotlight among others…Kevin Porter. Porter was drafted by the Baltimore Bullets in the 3rd round as the 39th pick of the 1972 NBA draft. In his secondContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Kevin Porter”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Greg Ballard

He was drafted by the Washington Bullets in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1977 NBA draft and won an NBA Championship with the Bullets in 1978. He played for the Golden State Warriors for the 1986 and 1987 seasons. He finished his career with the Seattle SuperSonics in 1989 with career stats ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Greg Ballard”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Dave Bing 1976 NBA All Star Game MVP

This was the 26th All Star Gaeme played, and it was played at theSpectrum in Philadelphia, on February 3, 1976. Philadelphia hosted all the major four league All-Star games in honor of the Bicenntenial. Dave Bing was the MVP. Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday salutes …Dave Bing. Coaches: East: Tom Heinsohn, West: Al Attles. Eastern ConferenceContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Dave Bing 1976 NBA All Star Game MVP”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Gus Williams

Williams played high school basketball at Mount Vernon, where he was selected player of the year in 1971 by the New York State Sportswriters Association. He played college basketball at the University of Southern California. Williams was selected in the second round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors and in theContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Gus Williams”