Joe Fulks
Joe Fulks, one of basketball's first superstars, is considered by many to be the father of the modern game. So prolific a scorer and revolutionary a player was Fulks that he was called "the Babe Ruth of basketball." more...

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G FG% FT% Rebs RPG Asts APG Pts PPG
489 .302 .766 1379 5.3 587 1.2 8003 16.4
Full Name: Joseph Franklin Fulks
Born: 10/26/21 in Birmingham, KY
Died: 3/21/76
College: Murray State
High School: Birmingham (KY), then Kuttawa (KY)
Honors: Elected to Hall of Fame (1978), NBA 25th Anniversary All-Time Team (1970)
Nickname: Jumpin' Joe
Height: 6-5
Weight: 190 lbs.
Drafted by: In military service (1943-44 through 1945-46), signed by Philadelphia Warriors of Basketball Association of America 1946)