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Basketball Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 12
Last Updated 12-05-2019
-- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1950 N.S.Hall of Famer, NBA Center, NBA ForwardMisc: Pacers #30 retiredSports Teams: Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets
🏆🏀Khris Middleton -- is 28 in the year 2019 and 29 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1991 N.S.
🏆🏀Antoine Walker -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1976
🏆🏀Lynette Woodard -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1959
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure, Olympic Athlete
Misc: Gold Medalist in 1984 Olympics and 1990 FIBA World Championship for Women. Inducted to Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005.
Sports Teams: Harlem Globetrotters
🏆🏀George Yardley -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1928 d.8/12/2004 (75)
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward
Names/Places: NN:Jumping George
Misc: he was the first NBA player to score over 2000 points in a season; high-leaping star scoring forward at Stanford as collegian, then for the Fort Wayne -Detroit Pistons in the 1950s; in the Collge and Pro Basketball Halls of Fame.
Sports Teams: Fort Wayne Pistons, Detroit Pistons (previous two: 1953-1959, tne team moved during his tenure), Syracuse Nationals (1959-1960), Los Angeles Jets (ABL, 1961-1962)
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