Oscar Robertson

1938 - Today

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Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24, 1938), nicknamed "the Big O", is an American former professional basketball player who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Robertson played point guard and was a 12-time All-Star, 11-time member of the All-NBA Team, and one-time winner of the MVP award in 14 seasons. In 1962, he became the first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Robertson has received more than 3,059,086 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Oscar Robertson is the 14th most popular basketball player (down from 8th in 2019), the 1,492nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,694th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Oscar Robertson ranks 14 out of 1,264Before him are Larry Bird, Kobe Bryant, Jerry West, Clyde Drexler, Scottie Pippen, and Dražen Petrović. After him are Julius Erving, Radivoj Korać, LeBron James, Karl Malone, Bob Cousy, and John Havlicek.

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Among people born in 1938, Oscar Robertson ranks 81Before him are Bob Kahn, Leonardo Boff, Joyce Carol Oates, Jerzy Skolimowski, Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, and Takehiko Kawanishi. After him are Ian Stewart, Fela Kuti, Leiji Matsumoto, Ricardo Lagos, Klaus Schwab, and Juliet Anderson.

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Among people born in United States, Oscar Robertson ranks 1,492 out of 15,968Before him are William Morris Davis (1850), Roger Corman (1926), Cus D'Amato (1908), Norman Borlaug (1914), Jack Black (1969), and Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903). After him are Stanley Kramer (1913), Meat Loaf (1947), Iris Apfel (1921), Steve Carell (1962), Julius Erving (1950), and Michael Madsen (1957).


Among basketball players born in United States, Oscar Robertson ranks 13Before him are Dennis Rodman (1961), Larry Bird (1956), Kobe Bryant (1978), Jerry West (1938), Clyde Drexler (1962), and Scottie Pippen (1965). After him are Julius Erving (1950), LeBron James (1984), Karl Malone (1963), Bob Cousy (1928), John Havlicek (1940), and Charles Barkley (1963).