"Jumbo " Jim Eakins 70/71 road Virginia Squires uniform. Eakins, 6'11'' center from BYU, played 8 seasons in the ABA followed by 2 seasons in the NBA. His best years were for the Virginia Squires in 72/73 and 73/74. Eakins played in 1 ABA all-star game. Virginia held an ABA franchise for 6 seasons (70/71 - 75/76) but folded prior to the vote which determined the teams admitted into the NBA.