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Basketball Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 8
Last Updated 12-05-2019
🏆🏀"Sweet" Lou Dunbar
-- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.8/8/1953Basketball Coach, Basketball PlayerSports Teams: The Harlem Globetrotters
🏆🏀Dwayne Morton -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.8/8/1971
🏆🏀Wimp Sanderson -- is 82 in the year 2019 and 83 in the year 2020; b.8/8/1937
College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: RFN: Winfrey
Sports Teams: Alabama, UA-Little Rock Head BB Coach
🏆🏀Jerry Tarkanian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/8/1930 d.2/11/2015 (84)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, College Basketball Coach
Names/Places: NN:Tank The Shark
Misc: all-time winningest college coach with .837 winning percentage; had record 625-122 over 24 years at Long Beach State and UNLV; led UNLV to 4 Final Fours and one national championship (1990); fought 16-year battle with NCAA over purity of UNLV program; quit as coach after going 26-2 in 1991-92; fired after 20 games (9-11) as coach of NBA San Antonio Spurs in 1992.
Sports Teams: Long Beach State, UNLV, San Antonio Spurs, Fresno State
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