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Oscar Robertson
No. 14, 1
Point guard
Personal information
Born November 24, 1938 (1938-11-24) (age 82)
Charlotte, Tennessee
Nationality American
High school Crispus Attucks
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
College Cincinnati (1957–1960)
NBA Draft 1958 / Pick: Territorial/1st
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Pro career 1960–1974 (14 years)
League NBA
Career history
1960–1970 Cincinnati Royals
1970–1974 Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Champion (1971)
  • NBA Most Valuable Player (1964)
  • 12× NBA All-Star (1961–1972)
  • 3× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1961, 1964, 1969)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (1961)
  • 9× All-NBA First Team (1961–1969)
  • 2× All-NBA Second Team (1970–1971)
  • 2× Helms Foundation College Player of the Year (1959, 1960)
  • 3× UPI College Player of the Year (1958–1960)
  • 2× USBWA College Player of the Year (1959, 1960)
  • Sporting News College Player of the Year (1958–1960)
  • 3× Consensus NCAA All-America First Team (1958–1960)
  • NBA 35th Anniversary Team
  • NBA 50th Anniversary Team
  • #14 Retired by the Sacramento Kings
  • #1 Retired by the Milwaukee Bucks
Career NBA statistics
Points 26,710 (25.7 ppg)
Rebounds 7,804 (7.5 rpg)
Assists 9,887 (9.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24, 1938) is a retired NBA basketball player. His nickname is the Big "O". He played at the guard position for the Cincinnati Royals from 1960 to 1970 and for the Milwaukee Bucks from 1970 to 1974. He is in the NBA basketball's Hall of Fame.

Career highlights

Robertson won an NBA championship with the Bucks in 1971, and won the NBA's Most Valuable Player award in 1964. He was also named to the All-NBA First Team nine times, and was an NBA All-Star twelve times.

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