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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Ricky Pierce

A quick look at Ricky Pierce’s career ledger reveals some underwhelming statistics. Out of 969 career games, Pierce started just 269 of them. In only two seasons of his 16-year career did he start a majority of games for his

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Jack Sikma

The Seattle SuperSonics made the NBA Finals in back-to-back seasons in 1978 and 1979. The Washington Bullets barely subdued the northwest squad in ’78 with a nail-biting Game 7 victory. However, in 1979, the sonic boom couldn’t be silenced and

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Sidney Moncrief

Sidney Moncrief is one of the great “what-if” players in basketball history. He only played six seasons totally healthy as a starter. He spent one season as a reserve and spent four more oft-injured. When he was on the court,

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Oscar Robertson

The best way to describe Oscar Robertson’s playing style is inexorable. Inexorably he would wear down and beat up opposing guards with his sheer size. Standing 6’5″ tall and weighing a good 220 lbs, Oscar was easily the biggest point

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

For someone who accomplished so much for so long, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar can rightfully make the claim to being the best player to ever lace up a pair of sneakers. Personally, I’m not in the business of trying to suss out

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Bob Lanier

A stout 6’11” and 250 lbs., Bob Lanier was among the NBA’s best centers for over a decade. However, his excellence eludes the masses. Most of his career was spent with the Detroit Pistons where there was some modest success,

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Bob Dandridge

Bob Dandridge was a paragon of how swingmen should play basketball. He brought swiftness and hustle on both sides of the court. He guarded some of the 1970s best ballplayers night in and night out to wonderful results. Julius Erving,

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Marques Johnson

The Milwaukee Bucks were a perennial contender during the late 1970s and 1980s. The Bucks possessed one of the league’s best and most versatile lineups that largely grew from the presence of three men: coach Don Nelson who found creative

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The Lowdown: Terry Cummings

Years Active: 1983 – 2000 Career Stats: 1183 games, 28.7 mpg 16.4 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.1 spg, 0.5 bpg, 48.4% FG, 70.6% FT Postseason Stats: 110 games, 26.9 mpg 15.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 1.6 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.6

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The Lowdown: Jack Sikma

Years Active: 1978 – 1991 Career Stats: 1107 games, 33.4 mpg 15.6 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 3.2 apg, 0.9 bpg, 1.0 spg, 46.4% FG, 32.8% 3-PT FG, 84.9% FT Playoff Stats: 102 games, 34.9 mpg 14.3 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 2.4 apg,

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