In Ballard's otherwise fine article, he states that I and my father, Pete Newell, believe that "the dominance of the big men is killing the game." In fact we both believe the problem is the lack of the big man's offensive presence in the middle because of the shot clock, three-point shooting and perimeter players who try to create on their own instead of executing set plays.
Tom Newell, Bellevue, Wash.
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