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Nate Thurmond

NBA Forward Nate Thurmond

Profession: NBA Forward

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Dominant at both center and power forward, he is one of the greatest rebounders and shot blockers in NBA history. He was a seven-time All-Star and the first player in NBA history to record an official quadruple-double.

Born: July 25, 1941
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Died: July 16, 2016 (aged 74)

Historical Events

  • 1974-10-18 Chicago Bull Nate Thurmond becomes 1st in NBA to complete a quadruple double-22 pts, 14 rebounds, 13 assists & 12 blocks

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