Bob McAdoo

Born Sep 25, 1951
Nationality United States United States

Robert Allen Bob McAdoo is a former professional basketball player who has represented various different teams playing under the National Basketball Association (NBA). His position in team was of a power forward and his jersey number was 11.

Bob completed his education from the Vincennes Junior College in North Carolina. In the 1972 NBA draft he was signed by the Buffalo Braves now currently known as the Los Angeles Clippers. He became one of the well known players in a very short period of time. His average for the 1975 season was one of the best statistic records of his career. He averaged by scoring 34.5 ppg, 14.1 rpg and 2.12 apg. He played for the Braves till 1977, after which he was traded to the New York Knicks.

For the Knicks McAdoo had been almost out for every match due to injury. His career had come to a halt due to his persisting injury and McAdoo was just being traded from one franchise to the other. From 1979 to 1981 he was transferred to Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons and the New Jersey Nets.

In 1981 the Los Angeles Lakers decided to sign him. With a drastic improvement in his performance McAdoo went on to win 2 NBA titles with the Lakers in 1982 and 1985. In the 1986 season McAdoo was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers where he decided to retire at the end of the season.

Major achievements

2 NBA championship titles

NBA Rookie of the year 1973

1 NBA MVP

His name is included in the world Basketball Hall of Famers

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