Kentucky legend Dan Issel turned 63 yesterday

Dan IsselOne of the most notable personalities in Kentucky Wildcat and Denver Nuggets history celebrated his 63rd birthday on Tuesday.  Dan Issel, nicknamed The Horse, not only spent all nine of his NBA season with the Nuggets – he also was the team’s coach for six seasons.  Issel started his playing days in the ABA with the Kentucky Colonels and would later end up with the Denver Nuggets in 1975. Issel was with the Nuggets when they moved to the NBA in 1977 and in his seven seasons in the NBA…


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Walter Cornett, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.