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Pro Hoops History HOF: Jamaal Wilkes

“I would have the player be a good student, polite, courteous, a good team player, a good defensive player and rebounder, a good inside player and outside shooter,” [John] Wooden told the New York Post in 1985. “Why not just

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Nate Thurmond

One of the all-time great centers, Nate Thurmond never made an All-NBA Team. That tends to happen when you play in the same era as Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Walt Bellamy, and then in the same era as Willis

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Rick Barry

Few of basketball’s all-time legends come as under-appreciated as Rick Barry. The small forward’s demeanor certainly never helped folks fondly remember him on all occasions. Mike Dunleavy, Sr., declared, “You could send [Barry] to the U.N., and he’d start World War

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Chris Mullin

Two games serve well to frame Chris Mullin’s career, even though they came within two years of one another. One shows hope of expansion and potential, the other the limits of what could be accomplished. The first game was on

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Tim Hardaway

Yes! Yes!…. YES! In your face! That’s the kind of bravado that defined the career of Tim Hardaway. Hard as it is to believe, his game did speak louder than his words. The brash pinball whirled and barreled his way into

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Mitch Richmond

Mitch Richmond is shaping up to be the forgotten player from the 1990s NBA. Looking back at that decade, Richmond was 5th in total points scored (16,613) and 8th in points per game (23.0). All of the players ahead of

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The Lowdown: Jeff Mullins

Years Active: 1965 – 1976 Career Stats: 804 games, 30.6 MPG 16.2 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 3.8 APG, 46.3% FG, 81.4% FT Playoff Stats: 83 games, 27.2 MPG 13.1 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 3.1 APG, 44.9% FG, 75.1% FT Accolades: 3x All-Star

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