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Nate Thurmond

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Birthday
25, 1941
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Death Date
Jul 16, 2016 (74)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1941
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Death Date
Jul 16, 2016 (74)

About

Hall of Fame NBA center for the San Francisco and Golden State Warriors who was known as "Nate the Great." He became the first player in NBA history to record a quadruple-double with 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists and 12 blocks while playing for the Chicago Bulls against the Atlanta Hawks on October 18, 1974.

Before Fame

He played with Gus Johnson at Akron Central.

Trivia

His #42 jersey was retired by both the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.

Family Life

He had a son, Adam, with his wife Marci.

Associated With

Both he and Wilt Chamberlain grabbed 20+ rebounds playing head to head in every game of the 1967 NBA Finals.