Spencer Haywood still waiting

Updated: April 11, 2013, 5:11 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

The deadline to find out last week if he had finally been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame was fast approaching and 1970's star Spencer Haywood, one of this year's finalists, says, "I assumed I was in. Of course. If you look at what I've done, you have to think positive, right?" So he called Al Ross, the attorney and agent who had helped him win his landmark 1971 U.S. Supreme Court case, which won the sort of freedom of movement for basketball players that Curt Flood famously accomplished ...

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