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Bill Bradley

Full name: William Warren "Bill" Bradley
Gender: Male
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: July 28, 1943 in Crystal City, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Princeton Tigers, Princeton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Other SR Links: Basketball-Reference.com

Biography

A renaissance man if ever there was one, Bill Bradley was the greatest college basketball player of the mid-60s. Eschewing the normal route of immediate pro stardom, he instead accepted a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford. While at Oxford he played occasional basketball in European leagues and found that he missed the competition of top-flight basketball. Bradley joined the New York Knicks in the middle of the 1968 amidst much media hoopla. He was basically a disappointment that first season and it was attributed to the fact that, at 6-5 (1.95) and of only average speed, he fit in at neither guard nor forward. Eventually Bradley became a star in the NBA but not of the individual variety. Never an All-Star or an outstanding one-on-one player, he became the consummate team player and helped the New York Knicks to win two NBA championships. After an 11-year pro career, all with the Knicks, he retired in 1977. Bradley’s accomplishments did not end with professional sports. He later served three terms for the state of New Jersey as a U.S. Senator from 1978-1996. In 2000, he ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination as U.S. President. He has since served as a corporate consultant and investment banker.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1964-10-23 USA 73, URS 59 10
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1964-10-21 USA 62, PUR 42 16
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #4 1 1964-10-11 USA 78, AUS 45 7
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #7 1 1964-10-12 USA 77, FIN 51 8
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #9 1 1964-10-13 USA 60, PER 45 4
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #13 1 1964-10-14 USA 83, URU 28 12
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #20 1 1964-10-16 USA 69, YUG 61 18
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #23 1 1964-10-17 USA 86, BRA 53 6
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #25 1 1964-10-18 USA 116, KOR 50 10