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Bob McAdoo


NBA Hall of Popularity middle/forward who led the little league in rating for three consecutive months from 1974 to 1976 as an associate from the Buffalo Braves. Then continued to earn two NBA Championships as an associate from the LA Lakers in the 1980s. He was a consensus First Group All-American during his just season in the University or college of NEW YORK. He was chosen 2nd overall from the Buffalo Braves in 1972 and was called NBA First year of the entire year in 1973. He wedded Patrizia McAdoo and he offers six children called Rasheeda, Ryan, Robert III, Rita, Ross and Russell. He was teammates with another Hall of Famer, Magic Johnson, around the LA Lakers.

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Full Name Bob McAdoo
Date Of Birth September 25, 1951
Place Of Birth Greensboro, NC
Height 2.06 m
Weight 95 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Vincennes University
Nationality American
Spouse Patrizia McAdoo
Children Russell McAdoo, Ryan McAdoo, Robert McAdoo III, Rasheeda McAdoo, Rita McAdoo, Ross McAdoo
Parents Vandalia McAdoo, Robert McAdoo
Awards NBA Most Valuable Player Award, NBA Rookie of the Year Award, All-NBA Team, NBA All-Rookie Team
Star Sign Libra

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1In his seventh year as assistant coach for the Miami Heat. [February 2003]
2Buffalo Braves All-Time Offensive Rebounds Leader (895).
3Buffalo Braves All-Time Blocked Shots Leader (614).
4Buffalo Braves All-Time Rebounds Leader (4,229).
5Buffalo Braves All-Time Defensive Rebounds Leader (2,606).
6Buffalo Braves All-Time Free Throws Made Leader (2,617).
7Buffalo Braves All-Time Free Throws Made Leader (2,040).
8NBA Rookie of the Year (18.0 ppg, 9.1 rpg) and All-Rookie Team, 1973. All-NBA Second Team, 1974. NBA MVP and All-NBA First Team, 1975. Five-time NBA All-Star, 1974-1978. Los Angeles Clippers franchise all-time leading rebounder with 4,229.
9Played for the Italian League (1986-1993).
10Played for the U.S. Pan American Team (1971).
11Played for Vincennes Junior College (1969-1971) and the University of North Carolina (1971-1972). Jr. College All-America, 1970, 1971. All-Conference, All-State, All-American and Team MVP, 1972. ACC Tournament MVP, 1972.
12Played for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Buffalo Braves (1972-1973 thru 1976-1977), New York Knicks (1976-1977 thru 1978-1979), Boston Celtics (1978-1979), Detroit Pistons (1979-1980 & 1980-1981), New Jersey Nets (1980-1981), Los Angeles Lakers (1981-1982 thru 1984-1985), and Philadelphia 76ers (1985-1986).
13Enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000.



The Air Up There1994basketball technical advisor



ESPN SportsCentury2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The NBA on CBS1978TV SeriesHimself
1978 NBA All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself
1977 NBA All-Star Game1977TV SpecialHimself
1976 NBA All-Star Game1976TV SpecialHimself
1975 NBA All-Star Game1975TV SpecialHimself
1974 NBA All-Star Game1974TV SpecialHimself

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:03 from Gold2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)

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