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Sports History - Bob Boozer
Sports History - Bob Boozer
Published: 2014/11/13
Channel: Alex Zastera
Sports legend, community leader Bob Boozer dies
Sports legend, community leader Bob Boozer dies
Published: 2012/05/21
Channel: KETV NewsWatch 7
Marc Grave & Bob Boozer - Lonely Heart (Marc Grave Remix)
Marc Grave & Bob Boozer - Lonely Heart (Marc Grave Remix)
Published: 2009/09/11
Channel: nordiCTrance
Carlos Boozer Explains Hair on Highly Questionable Interview
Carlos Boozer Explains Hair on Highly Questionable Interview
Published: 2016/08/04
Channel: BiggestBullsFan
Roy
Roy's Carlos Boozer/Jose Bautista Look
Published: 2017/04/30
Channel: Dan LeBatard Show
How to Pronounce Bob Boozer (NBA)
How to Pronounce Bob Boozer (NBA)
Published: 2014/06/04
Channel: Emma Saying
The Beer Money Boozer Cruiser is Back!
The Beer Money Boozer Cruiser is Back!
Published: 2016/02/10
Channel: Impact Wrestling
Boozer/Copeland Ejected
Boozer/Copeland Ejected
Published: 2013/11/17
Channel: beyondthebuzzercom
Como Pronunciar Bob Boozer En Ingles Correctamente
Como Pronunciar Bob Boozer En Ingles Correctamente
Published: 2016/03/12
Channel: Como Pronunciar
Carlos Boozer shares his thoughts on the Kobe victory lap | THE HERD
Carlos Boozer shares his thoughts on the Kobe victory lap | THE HERD
Published: 2016/01/13
Channel: The Herd with Colin Cowherd
The Teen Tones (with Robert Klein) - Sunday Kind Of Love (Ted Mack
The Teen Tones (with Robert Klein) - Sunday Kind Of Love (Ted Mack's Amature Hour - Sep 10, 1957)
Published: 2012/02/24
Channel: John1948TwelveC
Young Boozer - Fiscal Conservative
Young Boozer - Fiscal Conservative
Published: 2010/05/06
Channel: yboozer
OBM - Basketball Player - Bob Boozer
OBM - Basketball Player - Bob Boozer
Published: 2016/10/07
Channel: Our Best Moments
Lakers Post-Game: Carlos Boozer Tells Story About Kobe Bryant
Lakers Post-Game: Carlos Boozer Tells Story About Kobe Bryant
Published: 2014/10/13
Channel: Lakers Nation
Bob the Boozer: Scoops Saves the Booze!
Bob the Boozer: Scoops Saves the Booze!
Published: 2012/06/19
Channel: Serena G
Big Bang Trio - Boozer
Big Bang Trio - Boozer
Published: 2011/10/08
Channel: 70paris
Bob the Boozer
Bob the Boozer
Published: 2009/04/14
Channel: Herman Lewin
boozer bob swallows live mouse
boozer bob swallows live mouse
Published: 2008/05/20
Channel: p dills
NBA Impersonator Brandon Armstrong
NBA Impersonator Brandon Armstrong
Published: 2016/06/06
Channel: Jimmy Kimmel Live
Lakers Media Day 2014: Julius Randle Talks Kobe Bryant, Carlos Boozer
Lakers Media Day 2014: Julius Randle Talks Kobe Bryant, Carlos Boozer
Published: 2014/09/30
Channel: Lakers Nation
[MITS2] Doubles: rndl (P2) + Bob (P1) vs. Squid (P3) + Boozer (P4)
[MITS2] Doubles: rndl (P2) + Bob (P1) vs. Squid (P3) + Boozer (P4)
Published: 2012/11/09
Channel: ycz13
Bob the Boozer car sounds (shit)
Bob the Boozer car sounds (shit)
Published: 2016/10/11
Channel: KewlabfromUtube
bob the boozer
bob the boozer
Published: 2009/08/05
Channel: Jeff Ss
BoB the Boozer
BoB the Boozer
Published: 2010/06/25
Channel: mrandos82
Bryant Perrella vs Patrick Boozer-9/26/15
Bryant Perrella vs Patrick Boozer-9/26/15
Published: 2015/09/28
Channel: lisaflartista
my t-shirt ( bob the boozer)
my t-shirt ( bob the boozer)
Published: 2011/04/10
Channel: MrCorey8596
Young Boozer Resume
Young Boozer Resume
Published: 2010/10/04
Channel: yboozer
#1 Overall Draft Picks With A N.B.A Championship
#1 Overall Draft Picks With A N.B.A Championship
Published: 2014/05/20
Channel: Blaque Reign
1994 Cadillac Deville for sale by owner
1994 Cadillac Deville for sale by owner
Published: 2013/05/03
Channel: OneStopMotors
NBA 2K15 - Jason Kidd, Bob Petit & Adrian Dantley - MyLeague - Ultimate Legends Roster - Update 4
NBA 2K15 - Jason Kidd, Bob Petit & Adrian Dantley - MyLeague - Ultimate Legends Roster - Update 4
Published: 2014/10/13
Channel: Brian "FranchisePlay" Mazique - Sports & Video Games
Road Pickle - Old Boozer in Ajo, AZ
Road Pickle - Old Boozer in Ajo, AZ
Published: 2013/05/02
Channel: Sash Walker
K-State 50th reunion: "Favorite Man on Campus"
K-State 50th reunion: "Favorite Man on Campus"
Published: 2009/06/30
Channel: K-State
Prudent Boozer: Robert
Prudent Boozer: Robert
Published: 2008/07/16
Channel: PrudentBoozers
The Mahones_live@ Art Carnivale 31-07-2011 DOWN THE BOOZER
The Mahones_live@ Art Carnivale 31-07-2011 DOWN THE BOOZER
Published: 2011/08/01
Channel: Bob Ridderhof
Foster Brooks, Legendary Roaster
Foster Brooks, Legendary Roaster
Published: 2015/02/14
Channel: Patrick Lovell
The Flop of All Flops
The Flop of All Flops
Published: 2007/05/27
Channel: holleratgeorge
Aerial View of Draglines in action
Aerial View of Draglines in action
Published: 2016/04/28
Channel: robert boozer
Lakers Media Day 2014: Carlos Boozer Talks Relationship With Kobe Bryant
Lakers Media Day 2014: Carlos Boozer Talks Relationship With Kobe Bryant
Published: 2014/09/30
Channel: Lakers Nation
SCGATL - Standard - Round 4b - Cory Anderson vs Chris Boozer
SCGATL - Standard - Round 4b - Cory Anderson vs Chris Boozer
Published: 2014/09/16
Channel: Star City Games
Carlos Boozer Highly Questionable Hair dye
Carlos Boozer Highly Questionable Hair dye
Published: 2015/10/27
Channel: Marques Coleman
Bob Log III - Sheffield - The Shakespear - TOP QUALITY
Bob Log III - Sheffield - The Shakespear - TOP QUALITY
Published: 2009/04/08
Channel: ijkoool69
My List of the Top 100 Basketball Players--The FilmSage
My List of the Top 100 Basketball Players--The FilmSage
Published: 2013/08/20
Channel: Jonathon Stanley
Highly questionable - Carlos boozer explains hair
Highly questionable - Carlos boozer explains hair
Published: 2015/12/04
Channel: Marc S
Aerial Views of Downtown Sarasota
Aerial Views of Downtown Sarasota
Published: 2016/04/24
Channel: robert boozer
Boozer - Dance 2007
Boozer - Dance 2007
Published: 2011/05/10
Channel: Z0mbieFre4k
Boozer/Looney (Tour Guide)
Boozer/Looney (Tour Guide)
Published: 2012/11/15
Channel: robert kappel
Twista feat Carlos Boozer & Mario Winans- Winning Streak (Bulls Anthem) Exclu 2011
Twista feat Carlos Boozer & Mario Winans- Winning Streak (Bulls Anthem) Exclu 2011
Published: 2011/05/19
Channel: supaladysu1
Brenda Boozer on Late Night with David Letterman
Brenda Boozer on Late Night with David Letterman
Published: 2011/01/26
Channel: BrendaBoozer
Live Your Passion at Bluefield College
Live Your Passion at Bluefield College
Published: 2011/06/20
Channel: Bluefield College
Mark Boozer plays Robert Schumann - Fantasy in C Major, Op 17, 3rd movement
Mark Boozer plays Robert Schumann - Fantasy in C Major, Op 17, 3rd movement
Published: 2016/06/30
Channel: Mark Boozer
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Bob Boozer
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Personal information
Born (1937-04-26)April 26, 1937
Omaha, Nebraska
Died May 19, 2012(2012-05-19) (aged 75)
Omaha, Nebraska
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Omaha Technical
(Omaha, Nebraska)
College Kansas State (1956–1959)
NBA draft 1959 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career 1959–1971
Position Power forward
Number 13, 14, 15, 19, 20
Career history
1959–1960 Peoria Caterpillars
19601963 Cincinnati Royals
19631965 New York Knicks
1965–1966 Los Angeles Lakers
19661969 Chicago Bulls
1969–1970 Seattle SuperSonics
1970–1971 Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 12,964 (14.8 ppg)
Rebounds 7,119 (8.1 rpg)
Assists 1,237 (1.4 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2016

Robert Louis Boozer (April 26, 1937 – May 19, 2012) was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He won a gold medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics and won an NBA Championship as a member of the Milwaukee Bucks in 1971.

Early years[edit]

Boozer was born and raised in North Omaha, Nebraska, and graduated from Tech High in Omaha. One of his teammates was future Baseball Hall-of-Famer Bob Gibson.[1] He attended Kansas State University, where he helped lead the Wildcats to the 1958 Final Four[2] and where he received All-America honors in 1958 and 1959. A versatile 6’ 8" forward, he was selected by the Cincinnati Royals with the first non-territorial pick of the 1959 NBA Draft, but he postponed his NBA career for one year so that he could remain eligible to play in the 1960 Summer Olympics.[3] During that year he played with the Peoria Caterpillars, where he won the National AAU Tournament title and earned MVP honors for the tournament.[4]

He won a gold medal with the Olympic team after they won eight games by an average of 42.4 points. The team was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.[3][5]

NBA career[edit]

Cincinnati Royals[edit]

In the fall of 1960, Boozer joined the Royals with Olympic teammate Oscar Robertson. As a rookie, Boozer contributed 8.4 points and 6.2 rebounds in a reserve role. The following season, he earned a spot in the Royals’ starting lineup and averaged 13.7 points and 10.2 rebounds. Boozer continued to improve, averaging 14.3 points and 11.1 rebounds during the 1962–1963 season, but the emergence of forward Jerry Lucas, a future Hall-of-Famer, soon pushed Boozer out of the Royals' long-term plans.

Time with the Knicks and Lakers[edit]

Boozer's contract was sold to the New York Knicks in the middle of the 1963–64 season, and he spent the next 1½ seasons in New York. Though Boozer was a productive player with the Knicks, he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in 1965. After one season in Los Angeles, where he played a supporting role amid players like Jerry West and Elgin Baylor, Boozer was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 1966 NBA Expansion draft.

Chicago Bulls[edit]

Boozer was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 1966 NBA Expansion draft. Boozer flourished in his first year with Chicago, averaging 18.0 points and 8.5 rebounds and leading the young franchise into the playoffs. The following year, he averaged 21.5 points and 9.8 rebounds and became the third Bull to appear in the NBA All-Star Game (after Guy Rodgers and Jerry Sloan). During the 1968–1969 season, Boozer averaged a career-high 21.7 points per game, but the Bulls failed to make the playoffs, and Boozer was soon traded to the Seattle SuperSonics.

Career Endings[edit]

He spent one productive season with the Sonics and then joined the Milwaukee Bucks and won an NBA championship with the team in 1971. He retired after that season.[6] He ended his career with 12,964 total points and 7,119 total rebounds.

Later years[edit]

Boozer returned to Omaha after his career ended, and worked as an executive for the Bell Systems.[3] He was later appointed to the Nebraska Parole Board and volunteered at Boys Town, the home for troubled youth.[6]

Bob Boozer Drive is a street named in his honor in his native Omaha.

Boozer died due to a brain aneurysm in Omaha, Nebraska on May 19, 2012.[6] He was 75.

References[edit]

  • Sachare, Alex. The Chicago Bulls Encyclopedia. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1999.

External links[edit]

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