Jim Pollard

1922 - 1993

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James Clifford Pollard (July 9, 1922 – January 22, 1993) was an American professional basketball player and coach. As a player in the National Basketball Association (NBA), Pollard was considered one of the best forwards in the 1950s and was known for his leaping ability, earning him the nickname "The Kangaroo Kid". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Pollard has received more than 142,517 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jim Pollard is the 149th most popular basketball player, the 7,044th most popular biography from United States and the 103rd most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Jim Pollard ranks 149 out of 1,264Before him are Sasha Vujačić, Carmelo Anthony, Joe Dumars, Rudy Tomjanovich, Paul Pierce, and Mike Krzyzewski. After him are Cesare Rubini, Dennis Johnson, David Blatt, Ettore Messina, Shawn Kemp, and Marion Jones.

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Among people born in 1922, Jim Pollard ranks 287Before him are Stoyanka Mutafova, Roscoe Lee Browne, Guy Madison, Ali Akbar Khan, Kathryn Grayson, and Ria Baran. After him are Riccardo Carapellese, Darren McGavin, Lloyd La Beach, Frances Spence, Pauline Baynes, and Mochtar Lubis. Among people deceased in 1993, Jim Pollard ranks 189Before him are John Hersey, Innes Ireland, Muhammad Khan Junejo, Francisco Zuluaga, David Koresh, and Arthur Alexander. After him are H. R. Haldeman, Natália Correia, Danny Blanchflower, Ranasinghe Premadasa, Ann Todd, and Tahar Djaout.

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Among people born in United States, Jim Pollard ranks 7,044 out of 15,968Before him are Kenny Johnson (1963), Mike Krzyzewski (1947), Roy Ayers (1940), Jon Avnet (1949), Ronnie Bucknum (1936), and Ralph Abernathy (1926). After him are Judy Tyler (1932), Adam Rodriguez (1975), Walter Murch (1943), Matthew Morrison (1978), Ona Zee (1951), and R. B. Kitaj (1932).


Among basketball players born in United States, Jim Pollard ranks 103Before him are Alonzo Mourning (1970), Carmelo Anthony (1984), Joe Dumars (1963), Rudy Tomjanovich (1948), Paul Pierce (1977), and Mike Krzyzewski (1947). After him are Dennis Johnson (1954), David Blatt (1959), Shawn Kemp (1969), Marion Jones (1975), Doug Collins (1951), and Dell Curry (1964).