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  • Missouri Valley Conference teams regularly brought in stars such as Oscar Robertson and Chet Walker.

    Kansas.com Blogs Master Site Feed 2008

  • Evans joined Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James as the only players in NBA history to average at least 20 points, five rebounds, and five assists per game in their rookie seasons.

    John Wall faces possible matchup with Kings' Tyreke Evans, adjusting to challenges of NBA Michael Lee 2011

  • Oscar Robertson got a letter from the grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan when the University of Cincinnati played in the Dixie Classic.

    Tales From the Stormy Atlantic Fred Barnes 2011

  • Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati) and Bill Walton (UCLA) are the only other players to earn national player of the year recognition three times.

    Ralph Sampson to be inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011

  • But not long ago, Dirk's coach in Dallas, the close-cropped Rick Carlisle, declared that Nowitzki belonged among the top-10 players of all-time, and this really set the NBA cognoscenti off, since there was no way a hoop head or even a charitable coach should ever dream of displacing a 6-thru-10 legend like Hakeem Olajuwon or Oscar Robertson for Dirk, especially because Nowitzki has yet to win an NBA title.

    An NBA Voyage to the Heart of Dirk-Ness Jason Gay 2011

  • "Those are guys that I looked up to growing up, or I've seen old clips of Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem and those guys, to be in the same category as those guys is an unbelievable feat for myself," said James, who averaged 29.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and a career-high 8.6 assists and joined Jordan and Oscar Robertson as the only players with at least 2,250 points, 650 assists and 550 rebounds in a season.

    LeBron James commands the stage with second NBA MVP award 2010

  • And in seeing Oscar Robertson and Jerry Colangelo here today, to witness their choices, their sacrifices, we have all been touched by their brilliance, by their leadership.

    Greivis Vasquez presented with Cousy Award 2010

  • Gary Williams joins that incredible list of Mother Teresa, John Wooden, Oscar Robertson and Jerry Colangelo, someone who made a difference for a young man, who gave someone a chance to be a part of something special.

    Greivis Vasquez presented with Cousy Award 2010

  • The great Oscar Robertson recently criticized the NBA in the New York Times article, saying: "I pity coaches at any level who believe in and want to teach fundamentals, when youngsters see players on TV with no fundamentals being paid huge sums of money."

    Dave Hollander: John Wooden (1910-2010): My 2003 Q&A With Him 2010

  • Rondo joins a short list of players who had at least 29 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists in a game: Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson.

    Boston Celtics beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference semifinals 2010


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