Sam Lacey

1948 - 2014

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Samuel Lacey (March 8, 1948 – March 14, 2014) was an American basketball player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Lacey has received more than 87,147 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Sam Lacey is the 530th most popular basketball player (down from 457th in 2019), the 12,858th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,508th in 2019) and the 328th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 16

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  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Sam Lacey ranks 530 out of 1,264Before him are Walter Herrmann, Wang Zhizhi, Luigi Datome, Joe Smith, Mike Brown, and Ben Simmons. After him are Salah Mejri, Andrew Bynum, Zach LaVine, Gus Williams, Reggie Lewis, and Miroslav Raduljica.

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Among people born in 1948, Sam Lacey ranks 594Before him are William M. Daley, Joe Corrigan, Shobhaa De, Dave Heineman, Farooq Sheikh, and Jay Thomas. After him are Madeline Manning, Robert J. Cenker, Jeffrey Evans, 4th Baron Mountevans, Nancy Lynch, Charles D. Walker, and Jack Dalrymple. Among people deceased in 2014, Sam Lacey ranks 425Before him are Dora Bryan, Sandy Jardine, Thomas Menino, Valyantsin Byalkevich, Howard Cooke, and Florica Lavric. After him are Reyhaneh Jabbari, Vugar Gashimov, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Kwon Ri-se, Peaches Geldof, and Christine Cavanaugh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Lacey ranks 12,858 out of 15,968Before him are Byron Dorgan (1942), Claudia Jennings (1949), Jesse Hughes (1972), Charles E. Brady Jr. (1951), Steven Klein (1965), and Stephanie March (1974). After him are Susan Dunklee (1986), Jeff Foxworthy (1958), Jenn Suhr (1982), Keisha Grey (1994), Sean Parnell (1962), and Rodney Crowell (1950).


Among basketball players born in United States, Sam Lacey ranks 328Before him are Luke Walton (1980), Mike Miller (1980), Alvan Adams (1954), Scott Brooks (1965), Joe Smith (1975), and Mike Brown (1970). After him are Andrew Bynum (1987), Zach LaVine (1995), Gus Williams (1953), Reggie Lewis (1965), Jaycee Carroll (1983), and Delonte West (1983).