Walt Hazzard

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Birthday
15, 1942
Birthplace
Wilmington, DE
Death Date
Nov 18, 2011 (69)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1942
Birthplace
Wilmington, DE
Death Date
Nov 18, 2011 (69)

About

Former guard best known for leading UCLA to its first national championship in 1964; NBA All-Star selection in 1968 as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics.

Before Fame

He was named Philadelphia's player of the year while he attended Overbrook High School.

Trivia

He won a gold medal with the 1964 Olympic basketball team that represented the United States.

Family Life

He had four children, Yakub, Jalal, Rasheed, and Khalil, with his wife Jaleesa.

Associated With

He played alongside the great Elgin Baylor on the Los Angeles Lakers from 1964 to 1967.