1968 American Basketball Association Champion as a member of the Pittsburgh Pipers. He was selected in the 2nd round of the 1960 draft by the Boston Celtics.
He was a two-time NCAA rebounding leader and a two-time West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year while playing at College of the Pacific.
He was a multi-sport athlete in high school playing football, basketball, and track and field.
He was born in New York City.
He was a NCAA rebounding leader like Michael Beasley.