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Gus Johnson

Gus Johnson

Gus Johnson was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. A 6 ft 6 in, 235-pound forward-center, he spent nine seasons with the Baltimore Bullets, and his final season was split between the Phoenix Suns and the Indiana Pacers of the ABA. One of the first forwards to frequently play above the rim, Johnson combined an unusual blend of strength, jumping ability, and speed; he was one of the first dunk shot artists in the NBA. His nickname "Honeycomb" was given to him by his college coach. He had a gold star drilled into one of his front teeth and shattered three backboards during his career. As a member of the Baltimore Bullets, Johnson ... more on Wikipedia

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