Ralph Sampson

1960 - Today

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Ralph Lee Sampson Jr. (born July 7, 1960) is an American former professional basketball player. He is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Sampson has received more than 2,340,379 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ralph Sampson is the 207th most popular basketball player (up from 251st in 2019), the 8,533rd most popular biography from United States (up from 9,098th in 2019) and the 134th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 55.74

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  • 19

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  • 2.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Ralph Sampson ranks 207 out of 1,264Before him are Detlef Schrempf, Francis Johnson, Andrei Kirilenko, Chris Webber, Tatyana Ovechkina, and Fernando Martín Espina. After him are Hedo Türkoğlu, David Thompson, Rasheed Wallace, Charles Oakley, Alexander Belostenny, and Chris Bosh.

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Among people born in 1960, Ralph Sampson ranks 317Before him are Artur Yusupov, Maurane, Steve Kloves, Brad Garrett, Arjen Anthony Lucassen, and Moaz al-Khatib. After him are Anne Dorval, David James Elliott, Olga Bondarenko, Yann LeCun, David Simon, and Taneti Mamau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Sampson ranks 8,533 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Masur (1948), Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), Adam Arkin (1956), Mose Allison (1927), Garrett Birkhoff (1911), and Robert H. Dennard (1932). After him are Roy Harris (1898), Larry James (1947), John C. Pemberton (1814), Shafi Goldwasser (1958), Robert Serber (1909), and Kylie Ireland (1970).


Among basketball players born in United States, Ralph Sampson ranks 134Before him are Sam Bowie (1961), Satch Sanders (1938), Clyde Lovellette (1929), John Paxson (1960), Francis Johnson (1910), and Chris Webber (1973). After him are David Thompson (1953), Rasheed Wallace (1974), Charles Oakley (1963), Chris Bosh (1984), Alex Hannum (1923), and Jeremy Lin (1988).