Bob Bass, the NBA Executive of the Year with the San Antonio Spurs and again with the Charlotte Hornets, didn’t see pieces of a game or a player or a franchise. It was as if Bass were in a plane, high above, seeing not pieces, but everything.
Bob Bass, the NBA Executive of the Year with the San Antonio Spurs and again with the Charlotte Hornets, didn’t see pieces of a game or a player or a franchise. It was as if Bass were in a plane, high above, seeing not pieces, but everything. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com (1999 Observer File Photo)
Bob Bass, the NBA Executive of the Year with the San Antonio Spurs and again with the Charlotte Hornets, didn’t see pieces of a game or a player or a franchise. It was as if Bass were in a plane, high above, seeing not pieces, but everything. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com (1999 Observer File Photo)
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Bob Bass, the former Hornets GM, saw basketball in a different way than most of us.

August 23, 2018 06:50 AM