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Encyclopedia > Lennie Rosenbluth

Lennie Rosenbluth (born January 22, 1933 in New York City, United States) is a retired American basketball player. January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Big Apple Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ...


In 1957 he led the University of North Carolina Tarheels to a 32-0 record. At 6’5” Lennie Rosenbluth averaged 27.9 points and 8.6 rebounds per game during the regular season. The Helms Hall of Fame named him “Collegiate Player of the Year,” over Kansas's Wilt Chamberlin. The University of North Carolina is a sixteen university system which comprises all public four-year universities in North Carolina, United States. ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU or Kansas) is an institution of higher learning located in Lawrence, Kansas. ...


This was North Carolina's first national championship and it brought credibility to the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the oldest collegiate athletic leagues in the United States. ...


His first year of varsity basketball in 1955, and he was the leading scorer of the Tarheels. He was named third team All-America by averaging 25.5 ppg and 11.7 rebounds. An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ...


In 1956 he also achieved All-America honors, but this time they were split between various first and second team selections. He again led the Tarheels in scoring with a 26.7 average.


In Rosenbluth’s senior season his Tarheels defeated Chamberlain’s Kansas Jayhawks 54-53 in triple overtime. The UNC forward scored 20 points in the championship final, was the tournament’s overall top scorer, 28.0 ppg, and was named to the All-Tournament Team.


Throughout the years Rosenbluth has still been honored for his athletic achievements while at North Carolina. He was selected to the "All-Decade Final Four" team for the 1950s. He is in the Helms College Basketball Hall of Fame, and is listed as one of the "100 Greatest College Players of All-Time." Also, Rosenbluth is a member of the International Jewish Hall of Fame.


Other honors include three-time All-ACC selections (1955-1957); 1957 ACC Player and Athlete of the Year; MVP of the '57 ACC Tournament; All-Tournament at three Dixie Classics. Until Duke University's Christian Laettner, Rosenbluth was the only collegians to be named NCAA National Player of the Year , ACC Player of the Year, ACC Tournament MVP, and NCAA regional MVP in the same season. Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, US. The school, which officially became Duke University in 1924, traces its institutional roots to 1838. ... Christian Donald Laettner (born August 17, 1969 in Angola, New York) is a former professional basketball player who has played 13 seasons in the NBA on six different teams. ...


As of today Rosenbluth hold several UNC records including most points in a single season (895), and highest single season average (28.0).


His professional career included a brief stint with the Philadelphia Warriors. He was selected by the Warriors in the first round of the 1957 NBA draft and played for them from 1957-1959. He played in 82 games for them and averaged 4.2 points per game. The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, CA . ...


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