Red, White and Hoops

With the NBA in lockout mode and the Fourth of July holiday just passed, what better time to trudge up some memories of the American Basketball Association.

Below are the first team All-ABA players for each of the nine years of the league's existence, thanks to www.remembertheaba.com:

Season  Forward Forward Center Guard Guard
1967-68       Connie
Hawkins
Doug
Moe
Mel
Daniels
Larry
Jones
Charlie
Williams
1968-69 Connie
Hawkins
Rick
Barry
Mel
Daniels    
Jimmy
Jones
Larry
Jones
1969-70 Rick
Barry
Spencer
Haywood    
Mel
Daniels
Bob
Verga
Larry
Jones
1970-71 Roger
Brown
Rick
Barry
Mel
Daniels
Mack
Calvin
Charlie
Scott
1971-72 Dan
Issel
Rick
Barry
Artis
Gilmore
Donnie
Freeman    
Bill
Melchionni    
1972-73 Billy
Cunningham   
Julius
Erving
Artis
Gilmore
Jimmy
Jones
Warren
Jabali
1973-74 Julius
Erving
George
McGinnis
Artis
Gilmore
Jimmy
Jones
Mack
Calvin
1974-75 Julius
Erving
George
McGinnis
Artis
Gilmore
Mack
Calvin
Ron
Boone
1975-76 Julius
Erving
Billy
Knight
Artis
Gilmore
James
Silas
Ralph
Simpson

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