Paul Arizin

1928 - 2006

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Paul Joseph Arizin (April 9, 1928 – December 12, 2006), nicknamed "Pitchin' Paul", was an American basketball player who spent his entire National Basketball Association (NBA) career with the Philadelphia Warriors from 1950 to 1962. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Arizin has received more than 416,214 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Arizin is the 96th most popular basketball player (down from 50th in 2019), the 5,849th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,528th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Paul Arizin ranks 96 out of 1,268Before him are Larry Brown, Kevin Garnett, Velimir Perasović, Nate Archibald, Aleksandar Petrović, and Otar Korkia. After him are Rimas Kurtinaitis, Walt Frazier, Vince Carter, Bob McAdoo, Dejan Bodiroga, and Bill Sharman.

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Among people born in 1928, Paul Arizin ranks 334Before him are António Ribeiro, Ion Druță, Jorge Ibargüengoitia, Raoul Servais, Klaus von Dohnanyi, and Takako Doi. After him are Nigel Davenport, Washington Ortuño, André Schwarz-Bart, Abdul Sattar Edhi, Mikio Sato, and Dezső Bundzsák. Among people deceased in 2006, Paul Arizin ranks 206Before him are Maxi Herber, Pjetër Arbnori, Max Merkel, Abdul-Halim Sadulayev, Gene Pitney, and Betty Curtis. After him are Lou Rawls, André Schwarz-Bart, Rajkumar, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Wolfgang Unzicker, and Alvin M. Weinberg.

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Among people born in United States, Paul Arizin ranks 5,849 out of 18,182Before him are Shannon Elizabeth (1973), Julian Jaynes (1920), Amanda Righetti (1983), John D. MacDonald (1916), Vance D. Brand (1931), and Joshua Bell (1967). After him are Liao Zhongkai (1877), Vincent Pastore (1946), Lee Pace (1979), Frank Loomis (1896), Cardi B (1992), and Harry Davenport (1866).


Among basketball players born in United States, Paul Arizin ranks 57Before him are George Gervin (1952), Wes Unseld (1946), Gary Payton (1968), Larry Brown (1940), Kevin Garnett (1976), and Nate Archibald (1948). After him are Walt Frazier (1945), Vince Carter (1977), Bob McAdoo (1951), Bill Sharman (1926), Mike D'Antoni (1951), and Frank Lubin (1910).