He is one of the greatest Warriors players of all time. He is a 1981 McDonald’s High School All-American and a three-time Big East Conference Player of the Year. He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a five-time NBA All-Star. He is Hall of Famer Chris Mullin and today, he is 50.
The basketball world celebrates Mullin’s milestone birthday today, and the love and admiration for Mully is all over Twitter. See below and also check out some of the great videos and photos we’ve accumulated on Mullin through the years.
Happy 50th birthday to our own Chris Mullin. pic.twitter.com/OwSXqk0s20— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 30, 2013
#MullinAt50 “He was born inside a basketball — you know what I’m trying to say?” -- Lou Carnesecca— NBA History (@NBAHistory) July 30, 2013
#MullinAt50 “He was just a little kid, and right away, I could see he was a natural. ... Imagine if he could run and jump.” - Lou Carnesecca— NBA History (@NBAHistory) July 30, 2013
#MullinAt50 “Being named to Dream Team, I’d consider that my defining achievement, playing on what was probably the greatest team ever.”— NBA History (@NBAHistory) July 30, 2013
Happy 50th birthday to Chris Mullin, which matches his total number of career double-doubles (49 of them with GSW) #MullinAt50— GSWStats (@gswstats) July 30, 2013
Only Mullin, MJ, Kareem, Alex English and Adrian Dantley have had 5-straight seasons of 25+ pts, 5+ rebs, 3+ asts, 50%+ FG% #MullinAt50— GSWStats (@gswstats) July 30, 2013
Chris Mullin enjoyed a 5 season stretch ('88-89 through '92-93) of avg. 25+pts on 50%+ FG% to go w/ 5+ rebs & 3.5+ asts a night #Mullinat50— NBA.com/Stats (@nbastats) July 30, 2013
No player has appeared in more games for the Warriors than Chris Mullin (807). Mully is also franchise steals leader with 1,360 #MullinAt50— GSWStats (@gswstats) July 30, 2013