Alex English

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Alexander English (born January 5, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player, coach, and businessman. A South Carolina native, English played college basketball at the University of South Carolina. He was drafted in the second round of the National Basketball Association (NBA) draft in 1976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex English has received more than 706,752 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Alex English is the 228th most popular basketball player (down from 205th in 2019), the 9,297th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,469th in 2019) and the 148th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 3.46

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Among basketball players, Alex English ranks 228 out of 1,264Before him are Don Meineke, Rick Carlisle, Ralph Bishop, Arijan Komazec, George Karl, and Harry Gallatin. After him are Bob Lanier, Lauren Jackson, Anthony Davis, Mitch Richmond, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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Among people born in 1954, Alex English ranks 418Before him are Herbert Zimmermann, Rüdiger Schnuphase, Edward Natapei, Hubert Minnis, Joseph Polchinski, and Piero Gros. After him are Hans-Henrik Ørsted, Christoph Ransmayr, George Galloway, Aed Carabao, Yuji Horii, and Michael Shermer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alex English ranks 9,297 out of 15,968Before him are John Adair (1757), Brandon Call (1976), Kristen Pfaff (1967), Christine Taylor (1971), David Halberstam (1934), and Lucky Thompson (1924). After him are Abraham Baldwin (1754), Katharine Drexel (1858), Evelyn Boyd Granville (1924), The Boogeyman (1964), Kim Fowley (1939), and Marge Champion (1919).


Among basketball players born in United States, Alex English ranks 148Before him are Rajon Rondo (1986), Don Meineke (1930), Rick Carlisle (1959), Ralph Bishop (1915), George Karl (1951), and Harry Gallatin (1927). After him are Bob Lanier (1948), Anthony Davis (1993), Mitch Richmond (1965), Amar'e Stoudemire (1982), Art Mollner (1912), and Klay Thompson (1990).