Robert E. Lee Pettit Jr. (born December 12, 1932) is an American former professional basketball player. He played as a power forward. He played 11 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks between 1954 and 1965. He was an NBA champion in 1958 and an 11-time NBA All-Star. He was awarded the first NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 1956, winning it again in 1959. In 1970, Pettit was added to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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