FACTOID # 13: New York has America's lowest percentage of residents who are veterans.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Cazzie Russell

Cazzie Lee Russell (born June 7, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former pro basketball player and coach. June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ...


Russell played college basketball at the University of Michigan, where he led the Wolverines to three consecutive Big Ten Conference titles (1964-66) and to Final Four appearances in 1964 and 1965. In 1966, Russell averaged 30.8 points per game and was named the College Basketball Player of the Year. Crisler Arena, which opened in 1967, has been dubbed The House that Cazzie Built. Russell's number 33 jersey has been retired by the Wolverines. College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was devised by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. ... The University of Michigan is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The University of Michigan features 24 varsity sports teams called the Wolverines, who compete in the NCAAs Division I and in the Big Ten Conference in all sports except mens ice hockey which competes in the NCAA D1 Central Collegiate Hockey Association. ... Big Ten redirects here. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Final Four is a sports term that is commonly applied to the last four teams remaining in a playoff tournament. ... The 1964 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 25 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... The 1965 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 23 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... Crisler Arena, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the home arena of the mens and womens basketball teams of the University of Michigan. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


Russell spent twelve seasons in the NBA (1966-1978), and is best remembered for his five seasons with the New York Knicks (1966-71). Russell was the NBA's first draft pick in 1966, and was named to the 1967 All-Rookie Team. He was later part of the famous 1970 Knicks team that won the NBA championship over the Los Angeles Lakers. Russell played in the 1972 NBA All-Star Game while with the Golden State Warriors. The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... The 1965-66 NBA Season was the 20th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1977-78 NBA Season was the 32nd season of the National Basketball Association. ... The New York Knicks, short for knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ... The 1966-67 NBA Season was the 21st season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1970-71 NBA Season was the 25th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1969-70 NBA Season was the 24th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California, who play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The 1971-72 NBA Season was the 26th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California, United States. ...


In 1981, he returned to pro basketball as a coach in the Continental Basketball Association for the Lancaster (Pa.) Lightning. He guided his team to that league championship that season. During the playoffs, with his team depleted by injuries, Russell came out of retirement and played for the Lightning in the final game of the league championship series, played in Lancaster, PA. The Continental Basketball Association or CBA is a professional mens basketball league in the United States. ...


As of the 2005-2006 basketball season, Cazzie Russell coaches basketball at the Savannah College of Art and Design. The Savannah College of Art and Design (often referred to as SCAD) — founded in 1978 by Paula S. Wallace, Richard Rowan, May Poetter and Paul Poetter — is an independent, fully accredited, not-for profit college dedicated to the visual and performing arts, design, the building arts and the history of...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Cazzie Russell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (235 words)
Cazzie Lee Russell (born June 7, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former pro basketball player and coach.
Russell played college basketball at the University of Michigan, where he led the Wolverines to three consecutive Big Ten Conference titles (1964-66) and to Final Four appearances in 1964 and 1965.
Russell spent twelve seasons in the NBA (1966-1978), and is best remembered for his five seasons with the New York Knicks (1966-71).
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m