Nicknames: "The Snake," "The Late Mr. Si," "Captain Late"
In 1972, the NBA Houston Rockets made a huge mistake -- they waived guard James Silas. Silas was promptly signed by the ABA Dallas Chaparrals, and stayed with the franchise for nine straight years. Read Dan Pattison's article about the Spurs' fourth quarter specialist, "The Secret Life of James Silas."
Some of the James Silas photos above are copyright © Albert Hall and used with permission. Interested in obtaining an 8x10 print of these or other ABA photos? and let him know of your interest.