Bill Laimbeer

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Birthday
19, 1957
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Boston, MA

About

Legend of the Detroit Pistons who pioneered the hard-foul school of basketball. He helped lead the team to back-to-back NBA Championships in 1989 and 1990.

Before Fame

He was picked late in the 1979 NBA draft, 65th overall, going to Cleveland, who traded him to the cellar-dwelling Pistons after his first season.

Trivia

He was one of the league's premiere outside shooters, making over 300 three-pointers during his career, but was more known for his physical play.

Family Life

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He married Chris Laimbeer and he has a son named Eric and a daughter named Keriann.

Associated With

Dennis Rodman, the ultimate bad boy of basketball, praised Laimbeer in his autobiography, saying there was more to the man that just hard fouls.