Happy birthday to the late great Connie Hawkins…

Posted by on July 17, 2021 1:58 pm

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A New York City playground legend, Connie Hawkins’ flamboyant style, and skill moved basketball to the next level. With acrobatic swoops, and monster dunks, Hawkins’s spectacular game and style was emulated by the next generation of superstars like Julius Erving and Michael Jordan.

 

 

 

 

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JamesBen
JamesBen
8 days ago

Loved the Hawk! What a great player. We had cable in the 70’s, including KTLA, the home of the Lakers.
Saw all the Lakers greats. Hawkins, Wilt, Jabbar, Norm Nixon, Jamal Wilkes, Gail Goodrich, the great Jerry West…
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Now, I can’t watch a lick of NBA ball.