Hoops Links: Collins, Thunder, Kings, Allen

October 20 2013 at 5:31pm CDT By Zach Links

On this date in 1976, the Nets made the worst deal since the island of Manhattan was sold for $24 in wampum.  The Nets, in need of money to help facilitate their move from the dying ABA to the NBA, sold Julius Erving to the 76ers for $3MM.  Dr. J led the Nets to two ABA titles, but they’ve yet to win an NBA championship to this day.  Meanwhile, Erving helped the Sixers capture the 1983 Larry O’Brien trophy.

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