The Golden State Warriors traded away Mitch Richmond for the draft rights to Billy Owens in 1991 to the Sacramento Kings.
Owens was an NBA All-Rookie First Team selection and was part of Don Nelson's plan to give the Warriors more size.
"it was the worst trade I've ever made," said Don Nelson. "Mitch was a star. That's the one regret I have of my career."
Richmond was voted into...
Dirk Nowitzki was one of the NBA's first "stretch fours", which was an innovative concept developed in part by Don Nelson.
"When I first got in the league. . .I think a lot of (power forwards) and (centers) were more back-to-back basket players."
Teams now often look for big men with the ability to stretch the floor to create space.
"I've got to give Nellie a lot of credit,'' Nowitzki...
December 30, 2013