Jaak Lipso

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Jaak Lipso (born April 18, 1940) is a retired Estonian professional basketball player, who competed for the Soviet Union. He is the only Estonian basketball player who has won two medals at the Olympic Games. Lipso has also won two medals at the FIBA World Championship and he is a three-time Eurobasket champion with the Soviet Union national basketball team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaak Lipso has received more than 15,251 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jaak Lipso is the 132nd most popular basketball player, the 131st most popular biography from Estonia and the most popular Estonian Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Jaak Lipso ranks 132 out of 1,264Before him are Doc Rivers, Dean Smith, Jo Jo White, Bill Laimbeer, Spud Webb, and Chris Mullin. After him are Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Chet Walker, Russell Westbrook, Lamar Odom, Earl Monroe, and John Kundla.

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Among people born in 1940, Jaak Lipso ranks 352Before him are Yossi Sarid, Danilo Astori, Bob Hewitt, Pauli Nevala, István Csom, and Roy Thomas. After him are Chet Walker, Yvonne Blake, Arthur Laffer, Taylor Wang, Kurt Ahrens Jr., and Dallas Long.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Jaak Lipso ranks 131 out of 276Before him are Artur Lemba (1885), Eri Klas (1939), Vladas Mikėnas (1910), Uku Masing (1909), Voldemar Väli (1903), and Ilmar Kullam (1922). After him are Osvald Käpp (1905), Heinrich Mark (1911), Ivo Linna (1949), Ene Ergma (1944), Heino Kruus (1926), and Silvi Vrait (1951).


Among basketball players born in Estonia, Jaak Lipso ranks 1After him are Heino Kruus (1926), Joann Lõssov (1921), Tiit Sokk (1964), Martin Müürsepp (1974), and Kristjan Kangur (1982).