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Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 26, 2009 (76)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 26, 2009 (76)

About

Carved out a stellar 13-year career and won three NBA titles with the Syracuse Nationals.

Before Fame

He loved playing soccer before growing eight inches one year and taking a liking to basketball.

Trivia

He was once named NBA Coach of the Year despite the fact that his team had a losing record.

Family Life

He raised five children and had 10 grandchildren.

Associated With

He was a broadcaster for the Chicago Bulls when Hall of Fame guard Michael Jordan played for the team.