Wilt, Elgin, And Summer In 1957

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"Over the years, whenever I hear somebody say, 'So-and-so was the greatest there ever was!' I tell them to shut the fuck up," says Willie Jones when asked how good Baylor was. "Don't try to tell me! I've seen the greatest there ever was. I played with the greatest there ever was."

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It's long, but Dave McKenna's chronicle of D.C. hoops in the summer 1957 is well-worth your time. There's Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Dave Bing, and a special cameo from Ginuwine, just because.

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(Above, Kevin Durant gets ready for a D.C. summer game a half-century later)

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