Forgotten Legends

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Minnesota's Lou Hudson

June 3rd, 2011
Lou Hudson remains one of the great players in Minnesota history

In the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Lou Hudson, one of the all-time great players in the history of the University of Minnesota. After a fine collegiate career "Sweet Lou" played 13 years in the NBA.  

Jon Teitel: You were nicknamed "Sweet Lou" due to your smooth jump shot. Who gave you the nickname and how did you like it? 

Lou Hudson: Bill Russell and Sam Jones called me that, and it stuck.  When I was in college, it was "Louie".

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Southeast Missouri's Carl Ritter

May 23rd, 2011
Carl Ritter (with trophy) remains SEMO's all-time leading scorerIn the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Carl Ritter, who to this day remains the all-time leading scorer in Southeast Missouri history. Ritter, who also sits atop the record books in career free throw percentage, helped lead SEMO to the 1961 Division II Tournament finals.

Jon Teitel: In 1957 your Advance High School team had a one-point loss to Pembroke Country Day in the Class M state title game.

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Mount St. Mary's Jack Sullivan

May 17th, 2011
Jack Sullivan remains The Mount's all-time leading scorerIn the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time discussing the career of the late Jack Sullivan with his college coach, Mount St. Mary's legend Jim Phelan. Without the benefit of the three-point shot Sullivan scored more than 2,600 points and remains the school's all-time leading scorer while also grabbing more than 1,200 rebounds.

Jon Teitel: Why did Sullivan decide to attend Mount St. Mary's? 

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Air Force's Raymond Dudley

May 10th, 2011
Raymond Dudley ranks as one of the best players in Air Force history

In the most recent installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Air Force great Raymond Dudley, who remains the school's all-time leading scorer. A two-time All-American, Dudley also leads the school in three pointers made. He currently is a coach in the Fairfax Stars AAU organization in Fairfax, Virginia.  

Jon Teitel: Why did you choose to attend the Air Force Academy?

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Norfolk State's Bobby Dandridge

May 3rd, 2011
Bobby Dandridge is a member of the Virginia Sports Hall of FameIn his most recent "Forgotten Legends" interview CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Norfolk State great Bobby Dandridge. Dandridge played a year with the legendary Pee Wee Kirkland while compiling a legendary career of his own, eventually playing 13 seasons in the NBA and winning championships with the Milwaukee Bucks in 1971 and the Washington Bullets in 1978.

Jon Teitel: In 1968 you won a conference title as a teammate of playground legend Pee Wee Kirkland.

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Akron Great Joe Jakubick

April 28th, 2011
Joe Jakubick remains Akron's all-time leading scorerIn the most recent installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Akron great Joe Jakubick, who is the school's all-time leading scorer. Jakubick, who also ranks second all-time in steals, is now the girls' basketball coach at St. Vincent's/St. Mary's High School in Akron.

Jon Teitel: Why did you choose to go to Akron? 

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Stanford Great Adam Keefe

April 20th, 2011
Adam Keefe was a three-time All American at Stanford

In the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Stanford great Adam Keefe. In four seasons on The Farm, Keefe was an All-American three times and left school as the program's all-time leading rebounder and ranks second all-time in points scored. Keefe is now the executive vice president at CSI Capital Management.  

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Marquette Great Butch Lee

March 2nd, 2011
Marquette great Butch Lee

In the latest installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Marquette great Butch Lee. Lee was a two-time All-America during his career in Milwaukee, which included being named Most Outstanding Player of the 1977 NCAA Tournament after helping lead the (then) Warriors to the national title.

Jon Teitel: Your first name is Alfred but your nickname is "Butch". Who gave you the nickname and how do you like it?

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: UAB's Donell Taylor

February 23rd, 2011
Donell Taylor was one of the key cogs in UAB's 2004 Sweet 16 runRecently CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with former UAB player Donell Taylor, who went on to play professional basketball after helping lead the Blazers to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in 2004 and 2005. His identical twin brother Ronell was also on the team, and they combined for one of the best fast break baskets in recent tournament history in their second round win over Kentucky in 2004. Donell currently plays professionally in Italy.

Jon Teitel: In 2001 you and your identical twin brother Ronell led your high school team to the Alabama 6A state title.

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends" Series: Evansville's Jerry Sloan

February 16th, 2011
Evansville great Jerry SloanEarlier this season CHN writer Jon Teitel was able to spend a few minutes with Jerry Sloan, who in addition to being one of the greatest coaches in basketball history is one of the greatest to ever don an Evansville uniform. After four seasons at the Indiana school that included a pair of national titles at the Division II level Sloan played in the NBA, where he was half of the famed backcourt tandem that included Norm Van Lier. Sloan recently resigned as head coach of the Utah Jazz after 23-plus seasons with the franchise.