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RIP Pat Cummings

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Blitz, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    The former Knick and Mav played in a time when the NBA was, in my opinion, far more fun to follow.
    Little if any high schoolers or one-and-doners.
    College ball and the NBA had a much different makeup back then.

    RIP Pat Cummings and condolences to family and friends.

  2. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Agreed on all counts.

    A solid pro.

  3. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Yeah. I wonder if/how Pat Cummings would fit in today's NBA.
  4. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    When I was at law school in Morningside Heights, he showed up for the 8 am weekend runs maybe 10 times one year. It was a year after his NBA career ended. He was average speed even for that game but I swear I never saw him miss a shot.

  5. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    A banger who could score, though I don't remember him from his Bucks and Knicks days as being the most nimble guy in the world.

    RIP to a man I enjoyed watching.
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    About 18 feet from the hoop hitting shots in front of lazy centers.
  7. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Wore No. 6 with the Bucks if I remember right. RIP.
  8. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Yes, No. 6. And if I recall correctly, the nickname Eddie Doucette gave him was "Roadblock." Eddie gave out so many great nicknames. Also first coined the term "skyhook" with Lew Alcindor/Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
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