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Today’s Topic: Hall-of-Fame Debuts
October 16 marks the date of debut for three of the NBA’s all-time greatest players: Jerry Lucas in 1963, Billy Cunningham in 1965 and Wes Unseld in 1968.
All three players won NBA championships, made multiple appearances on All-Star and All-NBA teams and each were named to The 50 Greatest Players in NBA History list in 1997.
This Throwback Thursday, learn more about the remarkable careers of these three NBA standouts.
Which of these stars do you think would be best in the modern NBA? Leave your comments below!