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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Bill Walton

When speaking, writing, or thinking about Bill Walton, in a pure basketball sense, the first thing that comes to mind is injury. Seemingly unrelenting injury. The pain he suffered and the games he missed are staggering. During a career that

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Buck Williams

From 1977 to 2002, the New Jersey Nets won exactly one postseason series. Clearly the days between Julius Erving and Jason Kidd was a vast wasteland of misery except one genuine oasis of success. The wellspring of these teams was

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Clyde Drexler

To pull out an old, cliched writing trick… Webster’s Dictionary defines “glide” as the following: : to move smoothly, continuously, and effortlessly : to go or pass imperceptibly It’s a term that connotes ease, that signifies freedom from agitation. Clyde Drexler as

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Maurice Lucas

Lucas, the fearsome ABA enforcer, is another vegetarian, in addition to being one of the most complete power forwards in the league; at times [Bill] Walton appears stunned when, high over the backboard, he glances across the rim to witness Lucas ripping

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Scottie Pippen

Sometimes glowingly, sometimes derisively, Scottie Pippen has often been called the Robin to Michael Jordan’s Batman. He was the dutiful sidekick that allowed the main star to shine and reach his true potential. The truth is that Scottie Pippen was

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The Lowdown: Buck Williams

Years Active: 1982 – 1998 Regular Season Stats: 1307 games, 32.5 mpg 12.8 ppg, 10 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.8 bpg, 0.8 spg, 54.9% FG, 66.4% FT Postseason Stats: 108 games, 34.4 mpg 11.2 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.6 bpg,

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The Lowdown: Kermit Washington

Years Active: 1974 – 1982; 1988 Career Stats: 507 games, 25.3 mpg 9.2 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 1.1 bpg, 0.8 spg, 52.6% FG, 65.6% FT Postseason Stats: 9 games, 29.2 mpg 8.0 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 0.7 bpg, 1.1 spg, 50% FG,

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