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RIP, Dolph Schayes

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MisterCreosote, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

  2. Abe Vigoda

    Abe Vigoda Member

  3. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but they don't count because they were Jewish athletes 50 years ago. (YankeeFan)

    Seriously, RIP to an early NBA star.
  4. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    RIP to a Hall of Famer
  5. Fly

    Fly Well-Known Member

  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Hank Greenberg.
  7. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    First coach of the Buffalo Braves. What a horrible collection of players he had, trumped only by the even less-talented players on the expansion Cleveland Cavaliers.

    He "discovered" Randy Smith, a soccer player at Buffalo State who also dabbled in basketball. One of the all-time steals in NBA history as a 7th-round pick.
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    The Larry Bird of the 40s/50s (although Pettit might be a closer match).

    One of the last, if not THE last, big stars to use a set shot as a regular weapon (Don Nelson had a set shot, but he wasn't a 'star' or even close to it).
  9. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Active Member

    Loses points on the all time list for siring danny
  10. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Active Member

    Who would be the greatest football player. Sid Luckman?
  11. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Active Member

    So let's try a list of the top five greatest Jewish athletes:

    1. Spitz
    2. Koufax
    3. Luckman
    4. Greenberg
    5. Schayes
  12. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Don't forget Jim Palmer.
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