Mike Bantom

1951 - Today

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Michael Allen Bantom (born December 3, 1951) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'9" power forward/center from Saint Joseph's University, Bantom won a silver medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics as a member of the United States national basketball team, who lost a controversial final game to the Soviet Union. He was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the eighth pick of the 1973 NBA draft, and he embarked upon a nine-year NBA (1973–82) career as a member of the Suns, Seattle SuperSonics, New York Nets, Indiana Pacers, and Philadelphia 76ers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Bantom has received more than 44,028 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mike Bantom is the 354th most popular basketball player, the 11,419th most popular biography from United States and the 220th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 51.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

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  • 3.26

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  • 2.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Mike Bantom ranks 354 out of 1,264. Before him are Shawn Marion, Willard Schmidt, Erik Spoelstra, Ersan İlyasova, Richard Hamilton, and Igors Miglinieks. After him are Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Marco Belinelli, Kyle Korver, Sergei Bazarevich, Baron Davis, and Tiago Splitter.

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Among people born in 1951, Mike Bantom ranks 507Before him are Anatoly Alyabyev, Oscar Hijuelos, Charles Shyer, Crystal Gayle, Rodger Bumpass, and Gloria Diaz. After him are Roger Wicker, Richard J. Terrile, Ahmed Tidiane Souaré, Ray Kennedy, Hiroshi Kato, and Chris Frantz.

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Among people born in United States, Mike Bantom ranks 11,419 out of 15,968. Before him are Scooter Libby (1950), Jennifer Lynch (1968), Lot M. Morrill (1813), Sinitta (1968), Samuel Chase (1741), and Liz Cheney (1966). After him are Jim Wetherbee (1952), Stephen Walt (1955), Jad Fair (1954), Michael O'Keefe (1955), Maxine Waters (1938), and Elizabeth Lail (1992).


Among basketball players born in United States, Mike Bantom ranks 220Before him are John Starks (1965), Jamaal Wilkes (1953), Shawn Marion (1978), Willard Schmidt (1910), Erik Spoelstra (1970), and Richard Hamilton (1978). After him are Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (1969), Kyle Korver (1981), Baron Davis (1979), Terry Dischinger (1940), James Edwards (1955), and Sidney Moncrief (1957).