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Bobby Leonard

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Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Indiana
DEATH DATE
Apr 13, 2021 (88)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Indiana
DEATH DATE
Apr 13, 2021 (88)

About

Guard who played for the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Packers/Zephyrs from 1956-1963.

Before Fame

He played college basketball at Indiana University, where he made a pair of game-winning free throws to clinch the 1953 NCAA Championship.

Trivia

He was a successful coach from 1962-1980 for the Chicago Packers/Zephyrs and the Indiana Pacers, with whom he won three ABA Championships.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Associated With

He was a member of the 2014 Hall of Fame class that included David Stern.