Hall of Fame NBA center who was selected to four All-Star games as a member of the Baltimore Bullets and the Chicago Packers and Zephyrs. He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1962 as a member of the Packers.
He chose Indiana University as it was the closest school to the South that accepted African Americans.
He played 88 games in the year he was traded to the Detroit Pistons because of the different team schedules.
His half-brother became known as professional boxer Ron Bellamy.