Dolph Schayes

1928 - 2015

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Adolph Schayes (May 19, 1928 – December 10, 2015) was an American professional basketball player and coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A top scorer and rebounder, he was a 12-time NBA All-Star and a 12-time All-NBA selection. Schayes won an NBA championship with the Syracuse Nationals in 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dolph Schayes has received more than 516,691 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Dolph Schayes is the 94th most popular basketball player (down from 91st in 2019), the 5,174th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,803rd in 2019) and the 60th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Dolph Schayes ranks 94 out of 1,264Before him are Dino Rađa, Aleksandar Petrović, Bob McAdoo, Dejan Bodiroga, Šarūnas Jasikevičius, and Dino Meneghin. After him are Kevin McHale, Tom Heinsohn, Zoran Slavnić, Alexander Belov, Vlade Divac, and James Worthy.

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Among people born in 1928, Dolph Schayes ranks 311Before him are Qian Qichen, Charles David Keeling, Péter Boross, Minas Avetisyan, Théodore Sindikubwabo, and Gunnar Andersson. After him are Koko Taylor, Amotz Zahavi, Lucho Gatica, Ennio de Giorgi, Chung Won-shik, and Sven Davidson. Among people deceased in 2015, Dolph Schayes ranks 222Before him are Danièle Delorme, Clark Terry, László Paskai, Qiao Shi, Wayne Rogers, and Phil Taylor. After him are Roger Rees, Roddy Piper, Dimitar Iliev Popov, Nora Brockstedt, Angelo Anquilletti, and Vlastimil Bubník.

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Among people born in United States, Dolph Schayes ranks 5,174 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Quine (1920), William Katt (1951), Vincent Richards (1903), Bret Easton Ellis (1964), Maggie Q (1979), and Meg Foster (1948). After him are Peter Sarsgaard (1971), Koko Taylor (1928), Emily Warren Roebling (1843), Mamie Smith (1891), Shelley Hack (1947), and Patricia McPherson (1954).


Among basketball players born in United States, Dolph Schayes ranks 60Before him are George Gervin (1952), Isaiah Thomas (1989), Mike D'Antoni (1951), Vince Carter (1977), Nate Archibald (1948), and Bob McAdoo (1951). After him are Kevin McHale (1957), Tom Heinsohn (1934), James Worthy (1961), Joe Bryant (1954), Gary Payton (1968), and Bill Walton (1952).