🏆🏀Bob Leonard -- is 87 in the year 2019 and 88 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1932
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Sports Teams: Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers (player 1956-1961), Chicago Packers/Zephyrs (players 1961-1963), Chicago Zephyrs / Baltimore Bullets (coach 1962-1964), Indiana Pacers (coach 1968-1980)
🏆🏀Donny Marshall -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1972
🏆🏀Eric (Basketball) Williams -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1972
🏆🏀Cornelius L. "Connie" Hawkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1942 N.S. d.10/6/2017 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure
Names/Places: NN:The Hawk
Misc: Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968; playground legend, high-gliding star big man from Brooklyn. Career marred by alleged point-shaving scandal. Nonetheless starred for Harlem Globetrotters, ABL-ABA Pittsburgh Pipers, which he led to the first ABA title in 1968; Suns #42
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Rens (ABL 1961-1963), Harlem Globetrotters (1963-1967), Pittsburgh/Minnesota Pipers (ABA 1967-1969), Phoenix Suns (1969-1973), Los Angeles Lakers (1973-1975), Atlanta Hawks (1975-1976)
🏆🏀Ubiratan Pereira Maciel -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1944 d.7/17/2002 (58)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure, Brazilian
Misc: Known as O Rei (The King) in his homeland of Brazil; represented Brazil in four Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1964; gold medalist at 1963 FIBA World Championship and 1971 Pan American Games; 6-time gold medalist at South American Championships; FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.
Sports Teams: Clube Esperia (Brazil), Corinthians (Brazil), Venezia (Italy), Trianon Clube (Brazil), Sirio (Brazil), Palmeiras (Brazil), Sao Jose dos Campos (Brazil)
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