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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Dan Issel

. On May 22, 1985, a great career came to end in Los Angeles, which is want to happen. In the final game of that year’s Western Conference Finals, the Laker fans in attendance gave a rousing standing ovation as

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Mack Calvin

Like any proper ABA legend, Mack Calvin has one fantastic name. Also, like any proper ABA legend, Mack Calvin had a fantastic game. The most exciting little man in the annals of the ABA, Calvin was blindingly quick. He could

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: David Thompson

As great as David Thompson was, his career was not quite as awesome as it could have been. Without a doubt it was much shorter than it should have been. A perilous addiction to cocaine corroded then ruined his promising

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Dikembe Mutombo

A usually gregarious and affable man, Dikembe Mutombo was as rude a host imaginable in the NBA. He was thoroughly unwelcoming to anyone who would attempt to come into his house. Penetrating guards, sky-walking forwards, and hulking centers were equally

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Bobby Jones

Few defenders have ever come as tough and agile as Bobby Jones. He played a physical, cerebral defensive style predicated on fundamentals and not grabbing, clutching, or cheap-shotting opponents. His results would be nasty for opponents, but at least they

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Alex English

In an era of high-scoring small forwards like Bernard King, Mark Aguirre, and Adrian Dantley, none lasted as long or were as persistent as Alex English. English didn’t average over 20 PPG until his 5th NBA season at the age

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The Lowdown: Robert Pack

Years Active: 1992 – 2004 Regular Season Stats: 552 games, 20.8 mpg 8.9 ppg, 4.6 apg, 2.0 rpg, 1.1 spg, 42.5% FG, 78.7% FT Postseason Stats: 33 games, 13.2 mpg 5.2 ppg, 1.9 apg, 1.1 rpg, 0.7 spg, 38.3% FG,

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The Lowdown: Fat Lever

Years Active: 1983 – 1994 Regular Season Stats: 722 games, 31.7 mpg 13.9 ppg, 6.2 apg, 6.0 rpg, 2.2 spg, 44.7% FG, 31% 3PT, 77.1% FT Playoff Stats: 48 games, 30 mpg 12.4 ppg, 6.2 apg, 5.8 rpg, 1.9 spg,

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The Lowdown: Dan Issel

Years Active: 1971 Р1985 Career Stats: 22.6 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 2.4 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.5 bpg, 50% FG, 79% FT Accolades: ABA РRookie of the Year (1971), All-ABA 1st Team (1972), 4x All-ABA 2nd Team (1971, 1973-74, 1976), All-Rookie

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The Lowdown: Bobby Jones

Years Active: 1975 – 1986 Career Stats: 12.1 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.4 bpg, 1.5 spg, 55.8% FG, 76.6% FT Accolades: ABA – All-Rookie 1st Team (1975), ABA All-Star (1976), All-ABA 2nd Team (1976), 2x ABA All-Defensive 1st Team

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