Walter Jones Bellamy (born July 24, 1939 in New Bern, North Carolina) is a former pro basketball player. He had a stellar 14 year career in the NBA but is mostly known for his time with the Baltimore Bullets. Bellamy was a member of the 1960 US Olympic team featuring Jerry West, Oscar Robertson and Jerry Lucas. July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... New Bern is a city located in Craven County, North Carolina where the Trent River and the Neuse River converge. ... Basketball Basketball is a ball sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... There have been two separate franchises in the National Basketball Association known as the Baltimore Bullets: For the team that played in the league from 1947 through 1955, when it became the last NBA franchise to fold, see: Baltimore Bullets (original) For the later team of that name, still in... Jerry Alan West (born May 29, 1938 in Chelyan, West Virginia) has had one of the most successful careers ever in professional basketball, first as a player, then as a coach and finally as an executive. ... Oscar Robertson (born November 24, 1938 in Charlotte, Tennessee) was one of the greatest basketball players, and was described by coaching great Red Auerbach as the most versatile player he knew. ... Jerry Ray Lucas (born March 30, 1940) was a legendary basketball star from the 1950s to the 1970s, and is now a world-renowned memory education expert. ...
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