Power forward/center who was named to five All-Star teams during his ten-year NBA career spent with the Minneapolis and Los Angeles Lakers as well as the San Francisco Warriors.
He starred at Dartmouth College before beginning his NBA career.
He scored 50 points in a game in 1962, setting a record for most points ever scored by an NBA player of Jewish heritage.
He raised one son, Corey, with his wife Roslyn.
He was drafted into the NBA in 1959, the same year as Hall of Fame center Wilt Chamberlain.