Former Kansas University coach Larry Brown was a player and, later, a coach in the ABA. He was known as the "Modfather" for his flashy wardrobe.
Former KU star Dave Robisch appears on a Denver Nuggets card before the Nuggets moved from the ABA to the NBA.
Will Ferrell stars as Jackie Moon in "Semi-Pro." Many comical scenes from the movie are based on actual events involving ABA players.