Jerry Lucas

1940 - Today

Jerry Lucas

Jerry Ray Lucas (born March 30, 1940) is an American former basketball player. He was a nationally awarded high school player, national college star at Ohio State, and 1960 gold medal Olympian and international player before later starring as a professional player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As a collegian, Lucas led the Ohio State Buckeyes to three straight NCAA finals (1960-1962), winning the national championship in 1960, and finishing as runner-up in 1961 and 1962. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Lucas has received more than 514,521 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 70th most popular basketball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 510k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Jerry Lucas ranks 66 out of 925Before him are Stephen Curry, Rick Barry, Pau Gasol, Tim Duncan, Larry Brown, and David Robinson. After him are Dominique Wilkins, Sam Jones, Dejan Bodiroga, Bill Sharman, Frank Lubin, and Dino Rađa.

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Among people born in 1940, Jerry Lucas ranks 254Before him are Thelma Schoonmaker, Brigitte Hamann, Larry Brown, Endre Szemerédi, Alain Calmat, and Jean-Claude Andruet. After him are Veikko Kankkonen, Frankie Avalon, Eberhard Weber, Vincenzo Cerami, Chuck Close, and Jurandir de Freitas.

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Among people born in United States, Jerry Lucas ranks 4,737 out of 12,171Before him are Bob Balaban (1945), Andrew Davis (1946), John Drew Barrymore (1932), Scott Columbus (1956), Lucretia Garfield (1832), and Bret Easton Ellis (1964). After him are Peter Facinelli (1973), James Arness (1923), Ken Olsen (1926), Sage Stallone (1976), Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800), and Elizabeth Perkins (1960).


Among basketball players born in United States, Jerry Lucas ranks 44Before him are Paul Arizin (1928), Stephen Curry (1988), Rick Barry (1944), Tim Duncan (1976), Larry Brown (1940), and David Robinson (1965). After him are Sam Jones (1933), Bill Sharman (1926), Frank Lubin (1910), Clyde Drexler (1962), Willis Reed (1942), and Kevin Durant (1988).

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