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Basketball Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 27
Last Updated 12-05-2019
-- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.8/27/1968NBA Player
🏆🏀Reggie Slater -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/27/1970
✍🏆🏀George T. Hepbron -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/27/1863 d.4/30/1946 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Author, Sports Figure, Basketball Referee
Misc: one of basketball's first referees and rules pioneers; wrote the game's first book "How to Play Basketball" in 1904.
Book Titles: How To Play Basketball
🏆🏀Zelmo Beaty -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1939 d.8/27/2013 (73)
Hall of Famer, NBA Player, College Basketball Player, ABA Figure, Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Basketball and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Prairie View A&M (1958-1962), St. Louis / Atlanta Hawks (1962-1969), Utah Stars (ABA 1970-1974), Los Angeles Lakers (1974-1975), Virginia Squires (ABA coach 1975-1976)
🏆🏀Darryl Dawkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1957 d.8/27/2015 N.S. (58)
Names/Places: NN:Chocolate Thunder; NN:Dr. Dunk
Sports Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets
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