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During the 1968-69 season, the Minnesota Pipers used future Hall-of-Famer Connie Hawkins as a "human billboard." The back of Hawkins' warmup jacket looked like a giant resume--it was plastered with Hawkins' 1967-68 post-season awards and a giant red, white and blue ABA basketball. Needless to say, Hawkins' teammates gave him a hard time about the jacket. Hawkins finally became so exasperated that he purposely "lost" the jacket during a road trip to Dallas.
(photos courtesy of Dick Engelberg)
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