Robert Parish played in more games than any other player in NBA history. A 7-1 center who combined strength, agility and remarkable endurance, Parish won three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics in the 1980s and teamed with Larry Bird and Kevin McHale to form one of the greatest front lines in NBA history. He capped his career by winning yet another championship ring as a member of the 1996-97 Chicago Bulls. Parish announced his retirement after his 21st season in the NBA, and after playing in 1,611 games. more...
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Full Name: Robert Lee Parish Born: 8/30/53 in Shreveport, La. High School: Woodlawn (Shreveport, La.) College: Centenary (La.) Drafted by: Golden State, 1976 (eighth overall) Transactions: Traded to Boston Celtics, 6/9/80; Signed with Charlotte Hornets, 8/4/94; Signed with Chicago Bulls, 9/25/96
Nickname: Chief Height: 7-1 Weight: 250 lbs. Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2003); NBA champion (1981, '84, '86, '97); All-NBA Second Team (1982); All-NBA Third Team (1989); Nine-time All-Star (1981-87, 1990-91); One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).