Blast from the past: How many of these players can you name?

My mom and sister were cleaning out the old rec room a few weeks back and found this basketball collage I did back when I was a kid. I figured this would be a fun way to test your basketball knowledge a little bit.

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How many players/coaches can you name from these 16 photos — Left to right, top to bottom. There are actually one or two I’m not sure of so any help would be greatly appreciated. Answers underneath. And technically, it would 15 players and one jackass.

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  1. John Pinone
  2. Larry Micheaux
  3. Akeem Olajuwon (Michael Adams)
  4. Doc Rivers
  5. Patrick Ewing
  6. Magic Johnson
  7. Help me out here
  8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Buck Williams)
  9. Steve Stipanovich???? (not sure on this one)
  10. Adrian Dantley (Petur Gudmundsson)
  11. Ralph Sampson
  12. Sam Perkins
  13. Bobby Knight
  14. Randy Breuer
  15. Isiah Thomas
  16. Sam Bowie

 

 

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About Steinmetz

Matt Steinmetz is a veteran San Francisco Bay Area sports journalist. He covered the Golden State Warriors for Bay Area News Group for more than a decade before becoming a television analyst with Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Steinmetz currently co-hosts the "Warriors WrapUp" show and "NBA This Week" on 95.7-FM The Game, the franchise's flagship station, in San Francisco. He also co-hosts the Sal and Steiny podcast.
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2 Responses to Blast from the past: How many of these players can you name?

  1. #7 is Leonard Mitchell from LSU. He did not make the NBA. I have almost all of these photos signed. Yes, the other with a ? is Steve Stipanovich.

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  2. #7 is Leonard Mitchell from LSU. He did not make the MVA. I have almost all of these photos signed. Yes, the other with a ? is Steve Stipamovich.

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