Oscar Robertson

NBA Player Oscar Robertson

Profession: NBA Player

United States of America

Biography: Hall of Fame basketball guard who played 14 NBA seasons and one-time winner of the MVP award. He is the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season and retired as the league’s all-time assist leader.

Born: November 24, 1938
Birthplace: Charlotte, Tennessee, USA
Age: 83 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Married Life

  • 1960-06-25 NBA player Oscar Robertson (21) weds teacher Yvonne Crittenden in Cincinnati, Ohio

Historical Events

  • 1958-01-09 In basketball Oscar Robertson (Cin) scores 56, Seton Hall team 54
  • 1958-03-15 Oscar Robertson of Cincinnati Royals scores a NBA midwest region-record 56-point game
  • 1961-01-17 11th NBA All-Star Game, Onondaga County Coliseum, Syracuse, NY: West beats East, 153-131; MVP: Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals, PG; at 22, youngest player to receive All-Star MVP honours, 23 points & 14 assists
  • 1964-01-14 14th NBA All-Star Game, Boston Garden: East beats West, 111-107; MVP: Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals, PG
  • 1964-02-29 Cincinnati's Jerry Lucas and Oscar Robertson combine for a rare 40-40 performance as the Royals beat host Philadelphia 76ers, 117-114; NBA MVP Robertson has 43 points; Rookie of the Year Lucas, 40 rebounds
  • 1969-01-14 19th NBA All-Star Game, Baltimore Civic Centre: East beats West, 123-112; MVP: Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals, PG
  • 1974-09-03 Future Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame guard Oscar Robertson retires; leaves NBA with 26,710 points, 9,887 assists & 7,804 rebounds in 1,040 games

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