Clyde Lovellette

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Birthday
7, 1929
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Mar 9, 2016 (86)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1929
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Mar 9, 2016 (86)

About

The first basketball player to play on NBA, NCAA, and Olympic championship-winning teams.

Before Fame

He led the nation in scoring his senior year and was named the Helms College Player of the Year while at the University of Kansas.

Trivia

He became known for being one of the first big men in basketball to move outside the paint and employ a one-handed set shot that extended his shooting range.

Family Life

He married Judy Lovellette in 1954.

Associated With

He became a star at the University of Kansas under Hall of Fame coach Phog Allen.