Sir, Those Are More than Mere "ABA-Era Basketball Hoops" on the Reunion Arena Floor
|Hard to believe, but the city couldn't find any takers for the Chaps' old hoops still resting in peace on the Reunion slab.|
He said they had been discovered in storage and were brought over to Reunion from the Chaparrals' former home court, Memorial Auditorium -- God knows when. "I oughta call the Spurs about those," Barner told us, but he thought for sure they'd sell at the auction. They did not, and now the Austin-based demo company swinging the wrecking ball needs to adios those bad boys lest they get tossed in the scrap heap. I know of one person who'd be interested: "I would pay top dollar for those if I could set that up a my home and if I could get George Gervin and James Silas to come play ball," says KTCK-AM morning-show co-host and Spurs die-hard Craig Miller. "That would be worth millions to me."