BASKETBALL’S BEST: DAN ISSEL

Dan Issel initially didn't seem to have the physical abilities required for stardom in the NBA. He wasn't particularly quick on his feet, he wasn't that strong, and he didn't have a great vertical leap. Because he wasn't big enough or strong enough to go toe-to-toe...

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BASKETBALL’S BEST: JAMES WORTHY

In 12 years with the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, "Big Game" James Worthy was known for his ability to maneuver around opposing players at a dizzying pace. "I just decide I'm going to go around [a defensive opponent] when I'm setting up and when I get the ball,...

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BASKETBALL’S BEST: ELVIN HAYES

One of the most talented power forwards ever to play the game, Elvin Hayes used his trademark turnaround jumper and aggressive defense to win a secure place in the NBA record books. Fifth on the all-time list in games (1,303) and third in minutes played (50,000), he...

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BASKETBALL’S BEST: HAL GREER

"Consistency," Hal Greer once told the Philadelphia Daily News. "For me, that was the thing...I would like to be remembered as a great, consistent player." Over the course of the 15 NBA seasons turned in by the slight, soft-spoken Hall of Fame guard from West...

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