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Basketball Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 5
Last Updated 07-25-2019
🏆🏀Patrick Aloysius Ewing
-- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/5/1962Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Center, College Basketball Player, Olympic Athlete, American, JamaicanMisc: The Dream Team 1992; led Georgetown to 3 NCAA Finals and 1984 title; tourney MVP in '84; NBA Rookie of Year with New York in '86; led U.S. Olympic team to gold medals in 1984 and '92; 11x NBA All-Star (1986, 1988-1997); All-NBA First Team (1990); 6x All-NBA Second Team (1988-1989, 1991-1993, 1997); 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1988-1989, 1992); NBA Rookie of the Year (1986); NBA All-Rookie First Team (1986); NCAA Men's Basketball Champion (1984); NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player (1984); Naismith College Player of the Year (1985); Adolph Rupp Trophy (1985); 2x Olympic gold medalist (1984, 1992); Member of the "Dream Team" inducted as a unit in 2010; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.Sports Teams: New York Knicks (1985-2000), Seattle SuperSonics (2000-2001), Orlando Magic (2001-2002), Washington Wizards (assistant coach, 2002-2003) Houston Rockets (assistant coach, 2003-2006) Orlando Magic (assistant coach, 2007-2012) Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets (associate head coach, 2013-present as of 2015)
🏆🏀Greg Kite -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/5/1961
🏆🏀Otis Thorpe -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/5/1962
🎭🏆🏀Chick Hearn -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1916 d.8/5/2002 (85)
Hall of Famer, Cartoon Voice Actor, Basketball Announcer, NBA Player
Names/Places: RFMN:Francis Dayle
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Lakers (play-by-play man 1961-2002)
TV Shows: Bowling for Dollars (host)
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