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Billy Cunningham

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham

Profession: NBA Forward and Coach

United States of America

Biography: Nicknamed the "Kangaroo Kid", he played most of his career with the Philadelphia 76ers, and winning two NBA Championships (one as a player and one as a coach).

Born: June 3, 1943
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Age: 78 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events

  • 1963-02-16 North Carolina forward Billy Cunningham grabs a record 27 rebounds in a game vs Clemson