Bob McAdoo

1951 - Today

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Robert Allen McAdoo Jr. ( MAK-ə-doo; born September 25, 1951) is an American former professional basketball player and coach. He played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he was a five-time NBA All-Star and named the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1975. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob McAdoo has received more than 1,915,466 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Bob McAdoo is the 91st most popular basketball player (up from 101st in 2019), the 5,288th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,005th in 2019) and the 51st most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 3.62

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Among basketball players, Bob McAdoo ranks 91 out of 1,757Before him are Jānis Krūmiņš, Modestas Paulauskas, Sergio Scariolo, Wes Unseld, Dino Meneghin, and Nate Archibald. After him are Pablo Laso, Manu Ginóbili, Reggie Miller, Dominique Wilkins, Aleksandar Petrović, and Jerry Sloan.

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Among people born in 1951, Bob McAdoo ranks 267Before him are Jean-Pierre Bacri, Marijan Beneš, Patrick Allen, Jimi Jamison, Nick Ut, and Shigemi Ishii. After him are Vladimír Špidla, John Scofield, Michel Pollentier, Joe Jordan, Harry Hamlin, and Ronald DeFeo Jr..

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob McAdoo ranks 5,288 out of 20,380Before him are Lyndon LaRouche (1922), Frank H. Netter (1906), Jessica Walter (1941), R. G. Armstrong (1917), Gene Autry (1907), and Christine Jorgensen (1926). After him are George Marshall (1891), Ed Wynn (1886), Kenneth Cockrell (1950), Sasha Alexander (1973), Michael Peña (1976), and Joshua Angrist (1960).


Among basketball players born in United States, Bob McAdoo ranks 51Before him are Len Bias (1963), Lenny Wilkens (1937), Kevin Durant (1988), Paul Arizin (1928), Wes Unseld (1946), and Nate Archibald (1948). After him are Reggie Miller (1965), Jerry Sloan (1942), Jerry Lucas (1940), Larry Brown (1940), Mike D'Antoni (1951), and Joe Bryant (1954).