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The Phog, A Journeyman, & A Great D.C. Coach

Basketball Hall of Famers – Answers Below

1. They called this college basketball coach “Phog”.

2. This coach named Larry is quite a journeyman.  The Pacers and Knicks were two of his teams.

3. This Fred coached the great Ohio State teams of the early 1960s.

4. Who was the great D.C. high school coach named Morgan?

5. He coached Long Island University to undefeated seasons in 1936 and 1939. 

6. Not Sam, but the other great Celtic with the same last name. Continue reading The Phog, A Journeyman, & A Great D.C. Coach

NBA Franchise Scoring Leaders

Atanta – Dominique Wilkins, 23,292 points

Boston – John Havlicek, 26,395 points

Dallas – Dirk Nowitzki, 24,134 points

Denver – Alex English, 21,645 points

Detroit – Isiah Thomas, 18,822 points

Houston – Hakeem Olajuwan, 26,511 points

L.A. Lakers – Kobe Bryant, 29,484 points

Miami – Dwyane Wade, 14,990 points Continue reading NBA Franchise Scoring Leaders

From Rogers Hornsby to Rudy Tomjanovich

** Rogers Hornsby, George Sisler, Ty Cobb, and Ted Williams all hit over .400.

** Karl Malone was one of the greatest power forwards ever.

** Leo “the lip” Durocher was Babe Ruth’s roommate on the great Yankee teams of the 1920s.

** Wade Boggs backed into the hitting title in 1986.  He decided to sit out the last couple of games against the Yankees.  His chief competitor for the batting crown was Don Mattingly

** The 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers was the greatest NBA team ever.  Their triumvirate of Billy Cunningham, Wilt Chamberlain, and Hal Greer was awesome.  Their record that year was 68-13, and they won 46 of their first 50 games.  Alex Hannum was the coach.

**Remember Davey Johnson?  He never got much praise from the press, but boy could he manage.  He managed the Orioles, Mets, and Cincinnati at one time or another, and he won with all three teams. Continue reading From Rogers Hornsby to Rudy Tomjanovich