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Old 11-28-2009, 12:17 AM   #13
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Default Re: The Top 50 Most Popular Players in NBA History

Originally Posted by Knicks101
Well, think about it. It was the 60's with racism and segregation and everything. Plus, the NBA wasn't really that popular in the 60's. He wasn't media friendly and was more team oriented and didn't really deal with fans.
In the 60s, he was second only to Wilt in terms of the NBA. He was an activist as well which made him a little more known.
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