Kentucky Colonels

Videos:

Kentucky Colonels 1975 ABA Champions – 30th Anniversary

PBS: Remembering the Kentucky Colonels

Books:

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Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association: The Real Story of a Team Left Behind by Gary P. West with Lloyd “Pink” Gardner

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Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association gives an inside look at one of the most intriguing times in the history of professional basketball. The city of Louisville and the state of Kentucky were enjoying every bit of it.

And then as quickly as the Colonels appeared, they were gone.

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Loose Balls: The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association by Terry Pluto

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What do Julius Erving, Larry Brown, Moses Malone, Bob Costas, the Indiana Pacers, the San Antonio Spurs and the Slam Dunk Contest have in common?

They all got their professional starts in the American Basketball Association.