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George Gervin


Hall of Popularity shooting guard referred to as “The Iceman” for his sophistication under great pressure. He performed the majority of his profession using the San Antonio Spurs in the ABA and NBA and was a 12-period All-Star between your two leagues, and a 5-period All-NBA First Group selection and 4-period NBA scoring champ. After a standout profession at Martin Luther Ruler SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Detroit, Michigan, he performed 2 yrs of college golf ball at Eastern Michigan School. After retiring in the NBA, he performed skillfully in the CBA aswell such as Italy and Spain. He wedded Joyce Ruler 2 times, first in 1976 and once again in 1985. He and Kobe Bryant are believed to become two of the best pure capturing guards in NBA background.

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Full Name George Gervin
Date Of Birth April 27, 1952
Place Of Birth Detroit, MI
Height 2.01 m
Weight 82 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education Eastern Michigan University, California State University, Long Beach
Nationality American
Spouse Joyce King, Joyce King
Children George Gervin Jr.
Parents Booker Gervin Sr., Geraldine Gervin
Siblings Derrick Gervin, Barbara Gervin-Hawkins
Awards All-NBA Team, NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award
Star Sign Taurus

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1 Played college basketball at Eastern Michigan University.
2 Began pro career with the ABA's Virginia Squires in 1973. Traded to the San Antonio Spurs in 1974 and remained with the Spurs through the NBA-ABA merger all the way until 1985. Spent final season, 1985-1986, with the Chicago Bulls.
3 1980 NBA All-Star Game MVP.
4 Led NBA in scoring 3 straight seasons, 1978-1979 to 1980-1981, and again in 1982-1983.



Semi-Pro 2008 special thanks



1981 NBA All-Star Game 1981 TV Special Himself
1979 NBA All-Star Game 1979 TV Special Himself
1978 NBA All-Star Game 1978 TV Special Himself
1977 NBA All-Star Game 1977 TV Special Himself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2006 TV Series Himself
Un dia és un dia 1990 TV Series Himself
1985 NBA All-Star Game 1985 TV Special Himself
1984 NBA All-Star Game 1984 TV Special Himself
1983 NBA All-Star Game 1983 TV Special Himself
1982 NBA All-Star Game 1982 TV Special Himself

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ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Himself

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