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{Book Attraction} "Bad News" : The Turbulent Life of Marvin Barnes, Pro Basketball?s Original Renegade by:Mike Carey, Bob Costas

Marvin “Bad News” Barnes was considered a future Hall of Fame basketball player before he even graduated from college. A standout at Providence College, where he averaged 20.7 points and 17.9 rebounds per game, he was an All-American with the world at his fingertips. 262 more words

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Jim McMillian

Born: March 11, 1948
Died: May 16, 2016
Position: Small Forward
Professional Career:
Los Angeles Lakers (1970-’73)
Buffalo Braves (1973-’76)
New York Knicks (1976-’78)
Portland Trail Blazers (1978-’79) 1,224 more words

Player Profiles

Jim McMillian

This morning, former NBA player Jim McMillian passed away at the age of 68. Born on March 11, 1948 in Raeford, North Carolina, McMillian attended college at Columbia, where he had an All-American career.  280 more words


On Buffalo Braves saga, don't lionize Paul Snyder


In last week’s edition of The Buffalo News, you will find an excellent feature on the NBA Buffalo Braves, penned by sports journalist Bucky Gleason. 2,123 more words


NBA Update

While the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Houston Rockets at home, to wrap up their series in 5 games, two NBA teams won on the road, to take (3-2) series leads last night. 91 more words