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Sept. 13, 2019: From Being Attacked To Advocacy Of Grizzly Bears; ‘Skywalker’ Finds Peace

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David Thompson NBA Archive Photos
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David Thompson playing for the Denver Nuggets as part of the 1975-76 American Basketball Association playoffs.

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