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Miami Hurricanes men's basketball

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 29. Chapters: Miami Hurricanes men's basketball coaches, Miami Hurricanes men's basketball players, Rick Barry, Will Allen, Seth Greenberg, Leonard Hamilton, Billy Kennedy, Guillermo Diaz, James Jones, John Salmons, Frank Haith, Bill Foster, Robert Hite, Jack McClinton, Jimmy Graham, Barclay Radebaugh, Thomas McCann, Kurtis Townsend, Jermaine Walker, Perry Clark, Constantin Popa, Tim James, Dwayne Collins, Greg Gary, Tito Horford, Bruce Hale, Butch Estes, John Shoemaker, Ismaël N'Diaye, Denis Clemente, Durand Scott, Joe Wylie. Excerpt: Richard (Rick) Francis Dennis Barry III (born March 28, 1944, in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is a retired American professional basketball player. He is considered by many veteran basketball observers to be one of the greatest pure small forwards of all time as a result of his very precise outside shot, uncanny court vision, knowledge and execution of team defense principles, tenacious and ofttimes demanding will to win, and unorthodox but accurate underhanded free throw shooting. Barry is one of few elite players who altered their games without losing effectiveness; he broke into the professional ranks as a rebounder and all-purpose scorer before he became a primary ball distributor and lethal perimeter threat. Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in history by the NBA in 1996, Barry is the only player to lead the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), ABA and NBA in scoring for an individual season. In 1987, Barry was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Barry also ranks on the short list of greatest underdog players in basketball history, as his teams repeatedly overachieved despite marginal talent around him. Longtime NBA writer Paul Ladewski has referred to him as Ricky Balboa, a reference to Rocky Balboa, the prize fighter of motion picture fame who was at his best in the face of long odds. Prior to entering the NBA, he played college baskeball at the University of Miami. Barry grew up in Roselle Park, New Jersey and was an All-American basketball player for the University of Miami, where he starred for three seasons. While at Miami, Barry met his wife Pamela, the daughter of Hurricanes head coach Bruce Hale. As a senior in the 1964-65 campaign, Barry led the NCAA with a 37.4 points-per-game average. Barry and the Hurricanes did not take part in the NCAA Tournament, however, because the basketball program was on probation at the time. Barry is one of just three basketball players (along with Tim James and Jack McClinton) to have hi

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Titre: Miami Hurricanes men's basketball
Sous-titre: Miami Hurricanes men's basketball coaches, Miami Hurricanes men's basketball players, Rick Barry, Will Allen, Seth Greenberg, Leonard Hamilton, Billy Kennedy, Guillermo Diaz, James Jones, John Salmons, Frank Haith, Bill Foster
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Code EAN: 9781155951904
ISBN: 978-1-155-95190-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre: Monde, Arctique, Antarctique
nombre de pages: 32
Poids: 45g
Taille: H246mm x B189mm x T2mm
Année: 2011