Pershing, Michigan State great famous for hoops but also for his offspring

August 17, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Ralph Simpson, a Detroit Pershing and Michigan State standout who played 10 seasons in the NBA, including a stint with the Detroit Pistons, was inducted into the [...]

How Dan Roundfield helped the Boston Celtics get Larry Bird

August 16, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Many great stories have emerged since Central Michigan great Dan Roundfield‘s tragic death last week. This one from Peter May of the New York Times is very [...]

The Links: More reflections on Dan Roundfield, legends returning to Michigan State and Chris Douglas-Roberts’ fancy car

August 12, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state. A review of Draymond Green‘s performance this summer. (Comcast Bay Area) Dan Roundfield‘s former coach at Central Michigan talks [...]

Many tributes to Dan Roundfield

August 7, 2012 in Cover Story, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Earlier, I linked to the tragic news that former Detroit and Central Michigan basketball great Dan Roundfield drowned while vacationing with his wife in Aruba. In the [...]

Former Central Michigan and NBA star Dan Roundfield reportedly drowns in Aruba

August 7, 2012 in Professional

By Patrick Hayes Some awful news being reported by the Atlanta Journal Constitution — Dan Roundfield, a former Central Michigan and NBA star, has reportedly drowned in Aruba: Former Hawks [...]