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77 Persons in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame:

Adolph Rupp

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Adolph Frederick Rupp
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team:Won 876 games in 41 years (1930-1972) of coaching team:Henry Iba Award 1966.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1973.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1969.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1964.

Al McGuire

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Emanuel McGuire
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1992.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Arthur Schabinger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Schabinger
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
Team:Innovator and early adopter of the forward pass.
Coach, team:in Kansas, football and basketball.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1961.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Bailey Howell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bailey E. Howell
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 7". Small forward.
Teams:Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1977.
Mississippi State Sports Hall of Fame 1971.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1997.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1981.

Barney Sedran

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Barney Sedran
Nickname(s):
Mighty Mite
The Mighty Might of Basketball
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 14 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Pro basketball in 1910s and 1920s. The smallest player inducted, height 5' 4".
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1962.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Bill Sharman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Walton Sharman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:As coach teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1975.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2004.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002.

Bob Knight

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Mpntgomery Knight
Also Known As:
Robert M. Knight
Nickname(s):
Bobby
The General
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As a coach, known for his temper.
Forward at team:Coach, teams:Henry Iba Award 1975.
Henry Iba Award 1989.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1991.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 2012.
Olympic Gold Medal 1984.
Indiana Hoosiers Hall of Fame 2009.
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame 1982.

Bob Pettit

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Pettit Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 9". Power forward / center.
Teams:Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1973.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1956.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1959.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1971.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6172 Delmar Boulevard.

Charles Barkley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wade Barkley
Nickname(s):
Sir Charles
The Round Mound of Rebound
Chuck
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward for teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor 2004.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2015.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1993.

Chris Mullin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Paul Mullin
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward / shooting guard. Height 6' 7".
Teams:Head coach St. John's.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2012.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2011.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011.

Christian Laettner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christian Donald Laettner
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 11". Power forward / center.
Teams:Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1992.
Duke Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2010.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.

Christian Steinmetz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christian Steinmetz
Nickname(s):
Father of Wisconsin Basketball
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 17 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward.
Team:Highest scorer in the first 35 years of collegiate basketball from 1895 to 1920.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1961.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1957.

Clyde Drexler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Austin Drexler
Nickname(s):
The Glide
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shooting guard / small forward.
Teams:

Dean Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dean Edwards Smith
Also Known As:
Dean E. Smith
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball head coach, team:Tarheels. Recruited the university's first African-American scholarship basketball player. Pushed for equal treatment for African Americans by local businesses. Supporter of Democratic party causes.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013.
Dick Enberg Award 1999.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1983.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Henry Iba Award 1979.
Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1998.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1997.
Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2015.
Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1980.
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Dick Groat

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Morrow Groat
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

played for Pittsburgh and St Louis teams.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1969.
Duke Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2007.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2011.
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1960.
Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2009.
National High School Hall of Fame 1996.

Dominique Wilkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacques Dominique Wilkins
Nickname(s):
The Human Highlight Film
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in France when his father was in the US Air Force. Small forward.
Teams:Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Earl Lloyd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Francis Lloyd
Nickname(s):
Moon Fixer
The Big Cat
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward. Height 6' 5". The first African American player in the NBA.
Teams:Coach and scout for the Pistons.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2003.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2016.
CIAA Hall of Fame 1998.

Eddie Sutton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Eugene Sutton
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach for 36 years, various colleges, a win-loss of 806-326.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1983.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Henry Iba Award 1977.
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Elgin Baylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elgin Gay Baylor
Nickname(s):
Rabbit
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward.
Team:General manager team:California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1962.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1977.
Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

Ernest Schmidt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest J. Schmidt
Nickname(s):
One Grand
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Earned exactly 1,000 points in his college career.
Team:Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2002.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1974.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Gail Goodrich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gail Charles Goodrich Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Stump
Stumpy
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 2 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2005.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Gene Keady

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Eugene Keady
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 29 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams:Olympic Gold Medal 2000 for team:as assistant coach.
Henry Iba Award 1984.
Henry Iba Award 1996.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2013.
Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 2010.

George Gervin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Gervin
Nickname(s):
The Iceman
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 5 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, small forward. Height 6' 7".
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1996.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

George Yardley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Harry Yardley III
Nickname(s):
Yardbird
Bird
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward/Guard.
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2007.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1996.

Grant Hill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Grant Henry Hill
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Tamia by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

NBA basketball player for teams:National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2014.

Guy Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Guy Vernon Lewis II
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, forward, the coach, team:Henry Iba Award 1968.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2013.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2007.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1971.

Harold E. Foster

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold E. Foster
Nickname(s):
Bud
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:Coached at Wisconsin.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1964.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1970.
Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame.

Henry Iba

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Payne Iba
Nickname(s):
Hank
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team:Coached team:and Olympic teams 1964 and 1968.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1986.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1965.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1969.

Isiah Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Isiah Lord Thomas III
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 8 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard.
Teams:As coach, teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2000.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Jack McCracken

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack D. McCracken
Nickname(s):
Jumping Jack
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward. Never turned professional.
Team:Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1968.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1962.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2015.

Jamaal Wilkes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jackson Keith Wilkes
Also Known As:
Jamaal Abdul-Lateef
Birth Date:
Age today:
64, 10 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

6' 6". Converted to Islam and legally changed his name to Jamaal Abdul-Lateef in 1975, but continued to use his birth surname only for purposes of public recognition.
Teams:Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2007.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1990.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2016.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2012.

James Naismith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Naismith
Also Known As:
Dr. James Naismith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hired as a chaplain (a Presbyterian minister), invented the game of basketball as "Basket Ball" at team:Created the original 13 rules in 1892.
Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame 1995.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
Kansas Hall of Fame 2013.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame 1978.
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1955.
Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.
Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame 1986.
McGill University Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2007.

James Worthy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Ager Worthy
Nickname(s):
Big Game James
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 9". Small forward.
Teams:Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2003.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1997.

Jerry Lucas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Ray Lucas
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 23 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 8". Power forward, center.
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1980.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1961.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.

Jerry West

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Alan West
Nickname(s):
Mr. Outside
Mr. Clutch
The Logo
Zeke from Cabin Creek
Tweety Bird
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1980.
Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2009.
National High School Hall of Fame 1990.

Jim Phelan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph Phelan
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard.
Teams:Coach, team:College Football Hall of Fame 1973.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2008.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

John Chaney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Chaney
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As a player, teams:Coach, teams:Henry Iba Award 1987.
Henry Iba Award 1988.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2001.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

John Havlicek

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Havlicek
Nickname(s):
Hondo
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward / shooting guard. Height 6' 5".
Teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1984.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977.
Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2004.
National High School Hall of Fame 1987.

John Kundla

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Kundla
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1995.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

John McLendon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John B. McLendon Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African American basketball coach at a predominantly white university and the first African American head coach in any professional sport.
Coached teams:Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

John Stockton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Houston Stockton
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard.
Teams:Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2002.
Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2009.
West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2017.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2017.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 2009.

Jud Heathcote

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Melvin Heathcote
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team was:Coached teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2000.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2009.
Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 2001.

Julius Erving

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julius Winfield Erving II
Nickname(s):
Dr. J
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Brief Facts:

Team:Movies:Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1993.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1981.

K.C. Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
K.C. Jones
Also Known As:
K. C. Jones
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 33 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard.
Teams:Coach, teams:plus assistan coach positions.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1989.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2012.

Larry Bird

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Joe Bird
Nickname(s):
the Hick from French Lick
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 9".
Basketball center, team:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1984.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1985.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1986.
Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1979.
National High School Hall of Fame 1995.
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame 2000.

Lenny Wilkens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Randolph Wilkens
Also Known As:
Leonard R. "Lenny" Wilkens
Nickname(s):
Lenny
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard then coach.
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1996 as a coach.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1989.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Providence College Hall of Fame.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2010 on the team called:

Lute Olson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Luther Olson
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball coach at teams:Inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2002.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2009.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Magic Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earvin Johnson Jr.
Also Known As:
Earvin 'Magic' Johnson
Nickname(s):
Magic
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Cookie Johnson by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 9".
Team:Prucer, movies:Contracted HIV, revealed in 1991. Co-owner of the L.A. Dodgers.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2009.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2002.
California Hall of Fame 2011.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1980.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1987.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1989.
Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award 2014.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 June 2001.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Marques Haynes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marques Oreole Haynes
Nickname(s):
World's Greatest Dribbler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Teams:Known for dribbling skills. The first Globetrotter to be enshrined in Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team The Harlem Globetrotters for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Marques Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marques Kevin Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward / point forward. Height 6' 7".
Teams:Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1977.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2013.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2008.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1988.

Nate Thurmond

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Thurmond
Nickname(s):
Nate the Great
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 9 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 11". Power forward/center.
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1985.

Oscar Robertson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Palmer Robertson
Also Known As:
Oscar P. Robertson
Nickname(s):
The Big O
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Height 6' 5".
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1980.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1964.
National High School Hall of Fame 1983.
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame 1982.

Otis Birdsong

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Otis Lee Birdsong
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shooting guard / point guard.
Teams:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2018.
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.
University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000.

Pete Maravich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Press Maravich
Nickname(s):
Pistol Pete
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Died while playing a game of pick-up basketball.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1970.
Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Pete Newell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Francis Newell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Teams, as coach:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 2008.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002.
Henry Iba Award 1960.

Phog Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Clare Allen
Nickname(s):
Phog
Father of Basketball Coaching
Doc
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball coach, team:Coached college basketball for 50 seasons. Also an osteopathic physician.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1952.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Ralph H. Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph H. Miller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At team:won 3 letters in both football and basketball.
Coach teams:Henry Iba Award 1981.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1988.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2006.

Ralph Sampson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Lee Sampson Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 7' 4".
Center, power forward, Teams:Coach, teams:Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1981.
Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1982.
Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1983.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2012.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Rick Barry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Francis Dennis Barry III
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward. Height 6' 7".
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1967.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1987.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Roy Williams (coach)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Allen Williams
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Henry Iba Award 1990.
Henry Iba Award 2006.

Sean Elliott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sean Michael Elliott
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 8". Small forward.
Teams:Had a kidney transplant from his brother.
Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1989.
Arizona High School Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
National High School Hall of Fame 2005.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2018.

Shaquille O'Neal

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal
Nickname(s):
Shaq
The Diesel
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center for basketball teams:Movies:Album:New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.
Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.
LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 2000.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2014.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2013.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2000.
Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1991.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2017.

Sidney Moncrief

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sidney A. Moncrief
Nickname(s):
Sid the Squid
Sir Sid
El Sid
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard.
Teams:Coach, teams:Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2018.
National High School Hall of Fame 1992.
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998.

Slater Martin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Slater Nelson Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Slater N. Martin
Nickname(s):
Dugie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 4 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard.
Teams:As coach, teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1982.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1962.
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Tim Duncan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Theodore Duncan
Birth Date:
Age today:
41, 3 days before his 42nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Power forward, venter. Height 6' 11".
Teams:Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1997.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2017.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2002.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2003.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2003.

Walter Meanwell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter E. Meanwell
Nickname(s):
Doc
Little Doc
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams:Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1959.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1954.

Wilt Chamberlain

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilton Norman Chamberlain
Nickname(s):
Wilt The Stilt
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

7' 1" Center for team:Only NBA player to make 100 points in a single game.
Movie:California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1950.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1966.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1967.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1968.

Zelmo Beaty

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Zelmo Beaty
Nickname(s):
Big Z
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced BAY-tee. Height 6' 9". Center.
Teams:National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2014.
Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1995.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
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