Dolph Schayes
Dolph Schayes was one of professional basketball's early superstars, a crack shooter and top rebounder whose career stretched from the NBA's inaugural year to basketball's emergence as a major sporting attraction. Although Schayes represented a bridge between the old game and the new one -- he was canning two-handed set shots long after the jumper had come into vogue -- more than anything he was known as the star of the Syracuse Nationals. He was practically the only scoring leader Syracuse ever had-the top scorer in 13 of the club's 17 years. more...
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Full Name: Adolph Schayes
Born: 5/19/28 in New York, N.Y.
High School: DeWitt Clinton (Bronx, N.Y.)
College: New York University
Drafted: Tri-Cities Hawks, 1948
Transactions: Draft rights obtained by Syracuse Nationals (1948)
Height: 6-8 Weight: 220 lbs.
Honors: Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1973); NBA Champion (1955); All-NBA First Team (1952, '53, '54, '55, '57, '58); 12-time NBA All-Star; NBA 25th Anniversary Team (1970); One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).