🏆🏀Adrian Dantley -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.2/28/1955
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward, Olympic Athlete
Misc: Olympic Gold 1976; 1981 and 1984 top scorer; over 20,000 career points; 6x NBA All-Star (1980-1982, 1984-1986); 2x All-NBA Second Team (1981,1984); NBA Rookie of the Year (1977); NBA All-Rookie First Team (1977); Jazz #4 retired; some say Feb 26 or 1956
Sports Teams: Notre Dame (1973-1976), Buffalo Braves (1976-1977), Indiana Pacers (1977), Los Angeles Lakers (1977-1979), Utah Jazz (1979-1986), Detroit Pistons (1986-1989), Dallas Mavericks (1989-1990), Milwaukee Bucks (1990-1991)
🏆🏀Duane Ferrell -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.2/28/1965
🏆🏀Sylvia Hatchell -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.2/28/1952
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: University of Tennessee (coach 1974-1975), Francis Marion College (1975-1986), University of North Carolina (coach 1986-current as of 2016)
🏆🏀Tom Riker -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.2/28/1950
🏆🏀Charles D. "Chuck" Hyatt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1908 d.5/8/1978 (70)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Misc: National championship (Pittsburgh, 1928, 1930); College All-America (1929, 1930); Helms Foundation Player of the Year (1930)
Sports Teams: University of Pittsburgh
🏆🏀Dean Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1931 d.2/7/2015 (83)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach, Olympic Athlete
Misc: has coached North Carolina to 24 NCAA tournaments in 33 years, reaching Final Four 9 times and winning championship twice (1982,93); has also led Tar Heels to 13 ACC tourney titles; coached U.S. Olympic team to gold medal in 1976; entered 1994-95 season ranked 2nd on all-time Div. I victory list with 802; in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Kansas (player 1949-1953, coach 1953-1955), Air Force (coach 1955-1958), North Carolina (coach 1958-1997), US Men's National Team (1976)
🏆🏀Anthony Mason -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1966 d.2/28/2015 (48)
🏆🏀Louis Wilke -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1896 N.S. d.2/28/1962 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach
Misc: Basketball Administrator; served as chairman of the AAU Basketball Committee for seven terms, and an executive board member of the U.S. Olympic Committee from 1956-1960.
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