Oscar "Big O" Robertson
His trademark was his unblockable one-hand shot held almost directly over his head and dotting the stat sheet with triple-doubles totaling in one game double figures in points, assists and rebounds. "Big O's" best NBA statistical season came in 1961-62 as a Royal when he averaged a triple double for the entire season, averaging 30.8 ppg, 11.4 apg and 12.5 rpg, a feat that has never been duplicated.
Robertson began a prolific 14-year NBA career with the Cincinnati Royals as a rookie in 1961. Robertson won the first of three All-Star Game MVP awards (1961, 1964, 1969) along with being named Rookie of the Year. Robertson captured the 1964 NBA MVP Award with impressive numbers, 31.4 ppg, 11.0 apg and 9.9 rpg, but the He earned All-NBA honors 11 times and led the Royals and the Bucks to 10 playoff berths. Robertson concluded his career with 26,710 points (25.7 per game), 9,887 assists (9.5 per game) and 7,804 rebounds (7.5 per game). Upon retirement, Robertson left a lasting impression on the NBA record books as the all-time leader in career assists and free throws made.