Entries by DrpDimes

The Broadway Joe of basketball!

MEMORIES OF STEVE OOLEY: “There is one major Pacers player who should be mentioned in the top three or four players ever to wear the blue and gold. That player is Bob Netolicky (#24, right). Netolicky was one of the all time great Pacers and one of the most colorful characters in the ABA. It […]

Keeping the Nostalgia Alive with George McGinnis

George McGinnis and Scott Tarter sit down with Keeping The Nostalgia Alive! podcaster Billy Powell to share some of the incredible stories from during the American Basketball Association: Listen to “An Interview with Indiana Basketball Legend George McGinnis” on Spreaker. ##

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ABA Legends Gather for Dropping Dimes Fundraiser

Over two hundred fans gathered to meet and talk with American Basketball Association legends and Indiana Pacers alumni Darnell Hillman, Bob Netolicky, George McGinnis, Billy Keller, and Coach Bobby “Slick” Leonard. The Dropping Dimes Foundation joined J&J Allstar Sportscards Shows so fans could get their favorite memorable signed, hear stories about the American Basketball Association, and take […]

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Myles Turner Joins DDF Advisory Board

The Dropping Dimes Foundation has made its first foray into today’s NBA, with a new high-flying member intent on making assists for those who paved his path. Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner, a second-team NBA All-Rookie selection last season, has become the latest Advisory Board member for the Foundation, which helps former players of the […]

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SLAM Magazine: ABA Players Get Back on Their Feet

SLAM Magazine – Anel Ganic The ABA, American Basketball Association, was renowned for its flashy play that was a favorite amongst basketball fans back in the league’s heyday. The rival to the NBA featured legends like Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Dan “The Horse” Issel, Rick “The Miami Greyhound” Barry, all of whom are in the […]

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Dr. Dunk and DDF join Super 70’s Sports

American Basketball Association All-Star Darnell Hillman and Dropping Dimes Foundation President Scott Tarter sat down with Ricky Cobb for The Super 70’s Sports podcast. Throughout the conversation they move from the story that Hillman – also known as Dr. Dunk – could grab money off the backboard, to his ABA championships with the Indiana Pacers. […]

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The A-Train, Artis Gilmore, Joins DDF Advisory Board

Artis Gilmore, the 7-foot-2 “A-train” who imposed his will on the American Basketball Association during the first stage of his Hall of Fame career, has joined the rapidly growing Dropping Dimes Foundation with a similarly forceful mission: to help his ailing brothers. “There are a lot of guys out there who really need an assist, […]