Thursday, March 01, 2007

Hall of Fame Magazine Says Artis Should Be In

Hall of Fame Magazine has a great article that points out how ridiculous it is that Artis Gilmore is not enshrined.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Help with Banner, Anyone?

Being a novice at computer tech stuff, as manager of this blog, I am unable to put up a nice banner a friend of mine designed for this blog. If you are a self-professed computer geek and can help me out, let me know.

Gilmore is Gator Bowl Parade Marshal

According to the Florida Times-Union, Artis Gilmore was a marshal of the Gator Bowl Parade in Jackosnville, FL to help celebrate the new year.

Thursday, January 04, 2007

1972: ROTY & MVP

In 1972, Artis Gilmore accomplished a rare feat in professional sports when he was named Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player of the American Basketball Association (ABA).

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Artis Helps Raise Funds for Community Center

Artis Gilmore participated in a recent fundraising event in Bradenton, FL. Read about it here .

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Shaq May Join Elite Group that Includes Artis Gilmore

A story in the Sun-Sentinal notes the possibility of Shaq joining an elite group of players that shot .600 from the field for consecutive seasons: Buck Williams, Kevin McHale, Steve Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain, and, of course, Artis Gilmore.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Career Rebounding Leader

Did you know that Artis averaged 22.7 rebounds per game at Jacksonville University? This ranks him #1 for career rebounding average in NCAA Div. I men's basketball.

Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Richard Clarkson: A Thousand Words

Check out this incredible photograph by Richard Clarkson. What's the saying? A picture is worth...

BTW, wouldn't this make an awesome Adidas poster?

Borko BariƦ: Artis is Best Player Not in Hall

In response to a question, Borko BariƦ writes, "The greatest player who is not yet in is, in my oppinion, Artis Gilmore, who enjoyed a very succesful career in both NBA and ABA."

Read the rest of his response here.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Artis Worthy of Hall

"Artis Gilmore had the skills and the numbers to be listed among the greatest basketball players in history. However..." - Branson Wright

Read the whole article here.