AP via Yahoo
May 31, 2012
One of the greats is gone.
And, no, we're not referring to anything Hall of Famer Jack Twyman did on a basketball court.
Tyyman ignored the ugly racial times that were the 1950s and '60s to dole out perhaps the greatest assist in NBA history.
He stood up when many wouldn't, becoming the legal guardian and the best of friends to Maurice Stokes when his stricken African-American teammate needed him most.
Former NBA star Jack Twyman dies at 78