George Mikan Rank
About George Mikan
George Mikan, also known by the moniker “Mr. Basketball”, was a professional American basketball player who spent his entire successful professional playing career with two teams: the Chicago American Gears of the NBL and the Minneapolis Lakers of the BAA, the NBL and the NBA. In addition to being regarded as the pioneer of Modern Age basketball, he is also regarded as one of the greatest professional basketball players of all time.
He was married to Patricia from 1947 until his death in 2005. He and Patricia had six children together, including Larry Mikan.
Throughout his career, he won a total of seven NBA, NBL and BAA championships. In 1959, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1996, he was included in the list of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players of all time.
He was so successful during his playing career, that the NBA was forced to change some of the rules governing the game in order to reduce his dominance of the game.
George Mikan Rank
George Mikan's Popularity
George Mikan was a famous American basketball player, who was born on June 18, 1924. As a person born on this date, George Mikan is listed in our database as the 43rd most popular celebrity for the day (June 18) and the 30th most popular for the year (1924).
People born on June 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. George Mikan is the 1371st most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to George Mikan's birthday, George Mikan is the 8229th most famous American and ranks 5th in famous people born in Joliet, Illinois, U.S.
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