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John Wooden
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


John Wooden Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Birthday

: 14 October 1910

Sign

: Libra
 

Died

: 04 June 2010

Lived

: 99 years

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John Wooden  Wiki


  • John Robert Wooden was an American basketball player and coach
Born:14 October 1910 Comment
When did John Wooden die? / Died04 June 2010
How many years did John Wooden live? / Lived99 years
Zodiac sign:Libra


 John Wooden facts


  • Nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood," as head coach at UCLA he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period, including a record seven in a row
  • No other team has won more than two in a row
  • Within this period, his teams won a men's basketball-record 88 consecutive games
  • Wooden was named national coach of the year six times
  • He also won a National championship at Purdue as a player 1931-1932 for a total of 11 National titles, a feat matched only by Geno Auriemma
  • As a 5'10" guard, Wooden was the first to be named basketball All-American three times, and the 1932 Purdue team on which he played as a senior was retroactively recognized as the pre-NCAA Tournament national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll
  • Wooden was named a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player (inducted in 1960) and as a coach (in 1973), the first person ever enshrined in both categories
  • Only Lenny Wilkens, Bill Sharman and Tommy Heinsohn have since been accorded the same honors
  • One of the most revered coaches in the history of sports, Wooden was beloved by his former players, among them Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (originally Lew Alcindor) and Bill Walton
  • Wooden was renowned for his short, simple inspirational messages to his players, including his "Pyramid of Success"

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