Oscar Robertson Rank
About Oscar Robertson
Considered one of the greatest American athletes of the 20th century, Oscar Palmer Robertson is known for his record breaking and history making exploits during his days as a professional basketball player. He is famous for having made significant achievements during his playing years (1970 - 1974) with the Cincinnati Royals and then the Milwaukee Bucks.
He was raised in a racially-segregated housing project in Indianapolis. His parents, bailey and Mazell, did not have much in terms of wealth so he practiced basketball by using tennis balls and rubber band-bound rags.
He is an alumnus of the Crispus Attucks High School and the University of Cincinnati, where he played basketball and was named the 1956 Mr. Basketball and a three-time UPI College Player of the Year respectively.
In 1996, he made the list of the “50 Greatest Players” in the NBA’s History. He won the 1971 NBA Championship. He was also named the 1964 “Most Valuable Player” of the NBA.
Oscar Robertson Rank
Famous quotes by Oscar Robertson
It's a sad commentary when I have to say that sometimes in our country we are real sensitive to race.Oscar Robertson
Oscar Robertson's Popularity
Oscar Robertson is a famous American basketball player, who was born on November 24, 1938. As a person born on this date, Oscar Robertson is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (November 24) and the 18th most popular for the year (1938).
People born on November 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Oscar Robertson is the 689th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Oscar Robertson's birthday, Oscar Robertson is the 5434th most famous American.
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