Three Galahs by Richard Taylor (Flickr)

The Lost All-NBA 3rd Teams: 1956-1959

Ed. Note: Prior to the 1988-89 season, the NBA only had All-NBA 1st and All-NBA 2nd Teams. To fill in that historical award gap, the crack Pro Hoops History committee of one has gone back and created the Lost All-NBA 3rd Teams. You’ll notice through these years that Carl Braun has made himself very comfortable…

Three Cubs in a Row by Tambako the Jaguar (Flickr)

The Lost All-NBA 3rd Teams: 1953-1955

Ed. Note: Prior to the 1988-89 season, the NBA only had All-NBA 1st and All-NBA 2nd Teams. To fill in that historical award gap, the crack Pro Hoops History committee of one has gone back and created the Lost All-NBA 3rd Teams. From 1949-50 through 1954-55, the All-NBA teams were selected regardless of position, so…

Three meerkats by Tambako The Jaguar (Flickr)

The Lost All-NBA 3rd Teams: 1950-1952

Ed. Note: Prior to the 1988-89 season, the NBA only had All-NBA 1st and All-NBA 2nd Teams. To fill in that historical award gap, the crack Pro Hoops History committee of one has gone back and created the Lost All-NBA 3rd Teams. From 1949-50 through 1954-55, the All-NBA teams were selected regardless of position, so…

The Lost MVPs: The 1953-54 NBA Season

This season is the end of an era. The Minneapolis Lakers would capture their final title, their sixth in seven seasons. Their leader and the NBA’s marquee attraction, George Mikan, would retire thereafter. The end of the NBA’s first dynasty wasn’t the only remarkable ending. This would also mark the final season of the more…

The Lost MVPs: The 1952-53 NBA Season

Well, the 1952 MVP Paul Arizin is gone and in the Marines. In his absence the Philadelphia Warriors sunk into a terrible abyss, but they still fielded a new, dominating big man. At the top of the Eastern Division standings, Syracuse, New York and Boston all finished within a game of one another for the…