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ProHoopsHistory HOF: James Silas

Standing all of 6’1″, James Silas carried himself with all of the swash-buckling swagger of a carrack commander. His career numbers belie such confidence, though. How could someone who averaged over 20 points per game just once, and had a

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: Artis Gilmore

Considering the latent sheer force he could muster, there was no doubt the A-Train could steamroll anybody.┬áStanding 7’2″ and weighing 240 lbs., Artis Gilmore was the biggest and strongest man in the history of the ABA. However, Gilmore was somewhat

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: David Robinson

After many years of carrying the Spurs on his chiseled shoulders, David Robinson endured excruciating back pain and surgery in the 1996-97 season. When he returned to form for the 1997-98 season, a rookie by the name of Tim Duncan

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Pro Hoops History HOF: Larry Kenon

“I’m the best all-round forward in the game,” he says. “If anyone takes the trouble to look, they’ll see that I’m the one who makes our team go. I’m the most important guy out there. I love to rebound and

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ProHoopsHistory HOF: George Gervin

One of the smoothest players to ever lace up a pair of Nikes, George Gervin was an effortless scoring machine. Nothing ever seemed to rattle, faze, or perturb the Ice Man. Inspired by Elgin Baylor’s litany of acrobatic and scooping

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The Lowdown: Mike Mitchell

Years Active: 1979 – 1988 Regular Season Stats: 759 games, 32.3 mpg 19.8 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.7 spg, 0.5 bpg, 49.3% FG, 77.9% FT Postseason Stats: 35 games, 33.2 mpg 18.5 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.5 spg,

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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: Swen Nater

Years Active: 1974 – 1984 Regular Season Stats: 722 games, 28.7 mpg 12.4 ppg, 11.6 rpg, 2.0 apg, 0.6 bpg, 0.5 spg,, 53.5% FG, 74.8% FT Postseason Stats: 30 games, 19.7 mpg 8.4 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 0.7 apg, 0.4 bpg,

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The Lowdown: Billy Paultz

Years Active: 1971 – 1985 Career Stats: 11.7 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.5 bpg, 0.5 spg, 49.7% FG, 69.0% FT Accolades: 3x ABA All-Star (1973, ’75-’76), ABA Champion (1974) In a 1972 game against the Squires, [Paultz] hit his

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