Sunday, October 8, 2017

“He was Julius before Julius, he was Elgin before Elgin, he was Michael before Michael.”

Foul!, the story of Connie Hawkins and how he was mistreated, was probably the first great sports book I read growing up. It's probably time for another look. Hawkins has died at the age of 75. You can get a sense of what made his game so electrifying from this highlight reel. (The good stuff starts around two minutes in.)

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