Oscar Robertson

American basketball player

Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24, 1938) is a retired NBA basketball player. His nickname is the Big "O". He played at the guard position for the Cincinnati Royals from 1960 to 1970 and for the Milwaukee Bucks from 1970 to 1974.[1] He is in the NBA basketball's Hall of Fame.[2][3]

Oscar Robertson
Personal information
Born (1938-11-24) November 24, 1938 (age 85)
Charlotte, Tennessee
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolCrispus Attucks
CollegeCincinnati (1957–1960)
NBA draft1958 / Pick: Territorial/1st
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career1960–1974 (14 years)
PositionPoint guard
Number14, 1
Career history
19601970Cincinnati Royals
19701974Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points26,710 (25.7 ppg)
Rebounds7,804 (7.5 rpg)
Assists9,887 (9.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
FIBA Hall of Fame as player

Career highlights change

Robertson won an NBA championship with the Bucks in 1971, and won the NBA's Most Valuable Player award in 1964. He was also named to the All-NBA First Team nine times, and was an NBA All-Star twelve times.

References change

  1. basketball-reference.com. "Oscar Robertson stats". Archived from the original on 2013-05-12. Retrieved 2007-01-25.
  2. "The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2012-01-20.
  3. "NBA.com: Oscar Robertson Summary". www.nba.com.