The Book of Basketball
Editor's note: The following is excerpted from Bill Simmons' new book, "The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy," copyright 2009 by Bill Simmons. Reprinted by permission of ESPN Books and Ballantine Books.
This excerpt is from a chapter called "The What Ifs?", in which I rank the 33 biggest NBA "What Ifs" of all time. This was the No. 3 "What If?"
What If the ABA had Landed Kareem?
When Lew Alcindor finished his UCLA career in the spring of 1969, ...
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