Monthly Archives: July 2012

THE NYC POINT GUARD

“A New York City point guard would give up his girlfriend and his gold before he gave up his dribble…” -Ziggy, Brooklyn USA The rosters of the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets this coming season will have two outstanding … Continue reading

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PARTING IS SUCH SWEET SORROW

I was six-years-old when my love affair began with the New York Knicks. That was forty-two years ago. It was also the year they won their first of two NBA championships. How can a young boy growing up in the … Continue reading

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BACK PEDAL: GUS WILLIAMS

Over the years New York City has produced many great basketball players. You often hear about guys from Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and Manhattan; some when they are as young as ten. There are legendary stories out there about guys snatching … Continue reading

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BACK PEDAL: RICK MOUNT

In the Spring of 1996, I took my talent from Brooklyn, New York to East Lansing, Michigan; the decision was a difficult one but a smart one. Over the past fourteen years I have heard so much chatter about the … Continue reading

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BACK PEDAL: BILL WILLOUGHBY

Last week Anthony Davis, a freshman from the University of Kentucky was the first overall pick in the NBA Draft by the New Orleans Hornets. You can search ‘Google’ for “One and Done” and come up with thousands of stories … Continue reading

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BACK PEDAL: TERRY FURLOW

While browsing through a copy of Basketball Digest from the late 70’s, arguably the greatest magazine dedicated to basketball, I came across a name of an NBA player from Flint, Michigan. You remember Basketball Digest, right? Loved the crossword puzzle … Continue reading

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