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May 22, 2020

Rewatch the Kentucky Colonels’ 1975 ABA Championship Win

Nick Roush 4:00pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20

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On this date 45 years ago, more than 16,000 people packed Freedom Hall to watch the Kentucky Colonels defeat the Indiana Pacers 110-105 in Game 5 of the 1975 ABA Championship. Coached by Hubie Brown, the Colonels were led by Artis Gilmore, a sensational seven-footer with an enormous afro. Named MVP of the series, Gilmore…

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