Jerry West to Dean Smith

** Jerry West set a single season free throw record in 1966 when he sank 840 shots from the line.  He was a superb clutch player, who consistently delivered at crunch-time.

** Wilt Chamberlain scored 30,419 points and averaged 30.1 points per game over a career that spanned 14 years.

** Boston Celtic sixth man, John Havlicek, played on eight championship teams.

** Pete Maravich, the “white globetrotter”, had a career scoring average of 44.5 points per game when he played at LSU.

** Bob Cousy, known for his passing wizzardry, scored 50 points in a playoff game.

** Kareem Abdul Jabbar was name the NBA Most Valuable Player six times.

** Julius Erving’s wife’s name is Turquoise.

** Patrick Ewing once had 22 defensive rebounds against the Miami Heat.

** Isiah Thomas made the NBA All-Star team 12 out of the 13 years that he played for the Detroit Pistons.

** Walt “Clyde” Frazier Led the Knicks in assists ten straight years.

** Dean Smith had a 364-136 regular season record for a .728 winning percentage at North Carolina.

 

 

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