Leroy Ellis

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Birthday
10, 1940
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 2, 2012 (72)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1940
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 2, 2012 (72)

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Played for 14 years in the NBA, winning a championship with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1972.

Before Fame

He set the record for highest rebounding average and most rebounds in one game while attending St. John's University.

Trivia

He was in the starting lineup for the Portland Trail Blazers' inaugural team in 1970.

Family Life

His son LeRon followed in his footsteps, playing in the NBA for three seasons.

Associated With

He won his only NBA title ring with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1972, alongside Hall of Fame center Wilt Chamberlain.

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