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Lute Olson's impact on owner of 4th Ave. retro store

Posted at 5:13 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 20:13:10-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Fourth Avenue business owner tells KGUN9 Lute Olson inspired his love of basketball.

Generation Cool store owner says there is also a whole section dedicated to Wildcat memorabilia.

"I think a lot of U of A basketball stuff is already valuable because of Lute Olson, because of the championship, because of the NBA he put out, store owner Slobby Robby said. "So I had my fair share of Arizona basketball experiences and I've probably been to a good couple of hundred games in my life and so I don't know if I would be so passionate about basketball today if it wasn't for Lute Olson."

Generation Cool is a retro clothing and toy store, that has Arizona basketball gear, t-shirts and jerseys, including basketballs on display.