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Hall of Fame basketball guard Oscar Robertson played 14 NBA seasons. He averaged more than 25 points per game and retired as the league’s all-time assist leader.
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In all, Robertson played three more seasons for the Bucks, finally hanging up his jersey for good in 1974, after losing a disappointing seven-game series to the Boston Celtics in the championship round.
The Big O, as he was affectionately known, retired as one of the one game’s greats. At the time of his departure, Robertson was the all-time leader in triple-double games and collected more career rebounds than any guard in history. His 9,
887 career assists was another NBA record that stood for 17 seasons. He also averaged 25.7 points per game.
An active businessman since his retirement, Robertson was inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 and was a member of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. In 2006 he was inducted into the National College Basketball Hall of Fame.
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