Who retired in 1975 NBA?
Dick Bavetta began his Hall of Fame officiating career, replacing the retired Mendy Rudolph, who suffered a blood clot in his lung during a 1975 playoff game and became an analyst for CBS Sports. Bavetta went on to set the record for most games officiated with 2,635 by the time he retired in 2014.
Who retired in the NBA in 1974?
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1969-70 through 1974-75)
For an encore, Abdul-Jabbar led the Bucks to 66 wins and won the first of three MVP awards with the Bucks in 1970-71, averaging 31.7 ppg and 16.0 rpg. In the playoffs, he helped lead the Bucks to a 12-2 record and a World Championship.