In his first season in the NBA, he was voted Rookie of the Year, averaging 20.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game (joining Oscar Robertson
and Michael Jordan as the only three players to average at least 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists in a rookie season).
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Other celebrities who will be involved and attend the games include: Hall of Fame basketball legend and kidney donor Oscar Robertson
; Olympic Gold Medallist Carl Lewis; and actor and liver transplant recipient Larry Hagman, known worldwide for his starring role in the television series Dallas.
He joined Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson
as the only NBA players with at least 10 triple-doubles -- posting double figures in three key statistical categories -- in each of their first two seasons.
The U14s team, with lead coach Tam Gourley and coaches Danny McMeeken and Michael Brown, won the Bobby Kerr League, Oscar Robertson
memorial trophy and Alex Whiteside trophy.
He's the seventh player to register four triple-doubles in a single postseason, joining Chamberlain, Johnson, Oscar Robertson
, LeBron James, Rajon Rondo and Jason Kidd, according to Elias Sports Bureau.
The NBRPA was established in 1992 by NBA Hall of Famers Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Dave Cowens, Oscar Robertson
and Archie Clark.
has the second-longest streak with 10 such games.
The Oklahoma City Thunder guard had pulled off the unthinkable-dropping 42 triple-doubles to shatter Oscar Robertson
's single-season record of 41 set in 1961-1962.
The 5-foot-11, 170-pound point guard lost his starting job in early December, but regained it and was honored as the Oscar Robertson
National Player of the Week in late January for averaging 22 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds while making 14 of 17 shots in victories over top-10 teams Iowa State and Oklahoma State.
On a national level for top player awards, both Brooks and Afflalo are among the 22 finalists for the Wooden Award, and Afflalo is also a finalist for the Oscar Robertson