Bob Lanier

1948 - Today

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Robert Jerry Lanier Jr. (born September 10, 1948) is an American former professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Lanier has received more than 10,084 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Bob Lanier is the 229th most popular basketball player (down from 222nd in 2019), the 9,339th most popular biography from United States and the 149th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 10k

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  • 54.71

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  • 17

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  • 2.21

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  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Bob Lanier ranks 229 out of 1,264Before him are Rick Carlisle, Ralph Bishop, Arijan Komazec, George Karl, Harry Gallatin, and Alex English. After him are Lauren Jackson, Anthony Davis, Mitch Richmond, Amar'e Stoudemire, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Art Mollner.

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Among people born in 1948, Bob Lanier ranks 501Before him are Tipper Gore, Norair Nurikyan, Hans Binder, Edward Lachman, Lesław Ćmikiewicz, and Danny Denzongpa. After him are Richard Tandy, Ken Ribet, Anders Wejryd, Georgi Yartsev, T Bone Burnett, and Tom Scott.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Lanier ranks 9,339 out of 15,968Before him are John Greenleaf Whittier (1807), Jon-Erik Hexum (1957), Robert Riskin (1897), Wendell Pierce (1963), Elizabeth Moon (1945), and Jeffrey Ullman (1942). After him are Tom Lister Jr. (1958), Gail Devers (1966), Carter Braxton (1736), Luther Adler (1903), Larry Storch (1923), and Phil Hellmuth (1964).


Among basketball players born in United States, Bob Lanier ranks 149Before him are Don Meineke (1930), Rick Carlisle (1959), Ralph Bishop (1915), George Karl (1951), Harry Gallatin (1927), and Alex English (1954). After him are Anthony Davis (1993), Mitch Richmond (1965), Amar'e Stoudemire (1982), Art Mollner (1912), Klay Thompson (1990), and Joakim Noah (1985).