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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Bob Pettit

The NBA’s blossoming in the late 1950s and early 1960s is heralded as a revolution in basketball. Oscar Robertson made point guards big, stocky, and brutal. Bill Russell turned defensive play into a beautiful art form. Wilt Chamberlain was a

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Posted in Pro Hoops History Hall of Fame

The Lowdown: Bob Pettit

Years Active: 1955 – 1965 Regular Season Stats: 792 games, 38.8 mpg 26.4 ppg, 16.2 rpg, 3.0 apg, 43.6% FG, 76.1% FT Postseason Stats: 88 games, 40.3 mpg 25.5 ppg, 14.8 rpg, 2.7 apg, 41.8% FG, 77.4% FT Accolades: 2x

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Posted in Legends of Hardwood Paroxysm, The Lowdown

When Celtics vs. Hawks Meant Excitement

Editor’s note: this article was originally written during the horrific Celtics-Hawks playoff series of Spring 2012 The past two weeks, the cries of basketball fans everywhere have pleaded for the horrendous Boston Celtics – Atlanta Hawks 1st round series to

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Posted in Franchise Retrospectives, Legends of Hardwood Paroxysm
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