Nate Thurmond facts for kids
Thurmond with the Warriors in 1969
July 25, 1941|
|Died||July 16, 2016
San Francisco, California
|High school||Central (Akron, Ohio)|
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|College||Bowling Green (1960–1963)|
|NBA Draft||1963 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall|
|Selected by the San Francisco Warriors|
|1963–1974||San Francisco / Golden State Warriors|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||14,437 (15.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||14,464 (15.0 rpg)|
|Assists||2,575 (2.7 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Nathaniel "Nate" Thurmond (July 25, 1941 – July 16, 2016) was an American basketball player. He spent the majority of his 14-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Golden State Warriors. He played the center and power forward positions.
Thurmond was a seven-time All-Star and the first player in NBA history to record an official quadruple-double. Thurmond was named both a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
He was known to fans as "Nate the Great", Thurmond has had his No. 42 jersey retired by both the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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