Sport: The Golden Hawk

Suddenly the whirling, full-court action of last week's pro All-Star game in St. Louis became a duel between two agile giants: Bob Pettit (6 ft. 9 in.) of the home-town Hawks, the finest offensive player in the National Basketball Association, against Bill Russell (6 ft. 10 in.) of the Boston Celtics, the league's finest defender. Twice Pettit leaped for his jump shot. Twice Russell knocked the ball away. Pettit had a broken left hand protected by a heavy cast, but he managed to grab both rebounds. On his third try Pettit twisted and faked, swept clear for a split second and...

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