Pro Basketball: Fastest Gunner in the West


The kind of person who sits through the same movie three times loves pro basketball. The script is always the same (When was the last time the Boston Celtics lost the championship?), and the faces are familiar: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson. Nor was it news last week when those perennial cellar dwellers, the New York Knicks, lost their sixth out of seven games, 115-109 to the Cincinnati Royals. All in all, the new National Basketball Association season was more of the same, with one big exception: the sensational shooting of San Francisco's Rick Barry.

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