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The Red Auerbach FAQ

When Red Auerbach passed away a week ago, it marked the loss of one of the true giants of the NBA.  Most people know the story of Auerbach, the man who had the major hand in creating three Celtic dynasties…

Nellie Revisited

It’s only been about two months since Don Nelson stepped down as Maverick coach and retired.  At the time, I had wanted to go through his long and interesting career.  The hassles of everyday life prevented me from really going…

Q&A: Robert Cherry on Wilt

Robert Cherry is a writer, journalist, and businessman whose work has appeared in The Arizona Republic, The New York Times, and The Jerusalem Post.  After selling his food manufacturing business, Robert published his first book which is a about Wilt…

Expansion Drafts Revisited

With Charlotte Bobcat’s expansion draft coming in the near future, it’s a fair to pose the question: what is the expansion draft worth in the larger scheme of things?  Well, it does not really seem to be too much.  The…

Re-Tracing Yinka

I was surprised to read this weekend that former Net and former lottery pick bust, Yinka Dare died of a heart attack at age 32.  The heart attack was apparently due to an arrhythmia that Dare developed in college.  I’m…