Stand Tall The Lew Alcindor Story Author:Phil Pepe He is seven feet on and three eights inches tall. He was a high school basketball sensation. He led his college team at UCLA to three straight national basketball championships, was All America each year, and was voted the outstanding player in the NCAA tournament three straight years. In 1970 he won the Rookie of the Year award. — When two pro l... more »eagues wanted him and their teams were bidding, he was won by the Milwaukee Bucks bid of one and one quarter million dollars.
This soft spoken, earnest young athlete may well be the most exciting and best publicized basketball star of this next decade. Will this be the Alcindor era?« less