I think that he was a more, I guess you could say, VICIOUS ballplayer before he cut off the 'fro...the Doctor that fed Big Mouth Bill Walton, a Spaulding pill is the Doctor that always stands out in my mind! It's almost as if, going from the ABA, to the NBA took just a little bit of funk outta his game.
You rock!!! Please tell me there's some Shaq coming up? Or Jordan! I have this picture of Jordan I've been wanting to paint forever (and by forever I mean since Grade 8... that's forever ago) and I just remembered that I should get to it
I have a folder full of reference photos on my computer, and I haven't touched any of them yet. Honestly, I'm too nervous to touch it, I want to get better at painting before I try to immortalize him on canvas
I just watched a documentary on the early days of the NBA with the ABA and the infamous dunk contest in which Dr. J dunked from the freethrow line, afro blowing in the breeze. That was the man back in the day! And don't forget the butter on the roll, the infamous Iceman George Gervin.