Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
All-American - 1953-1954
First LSU Player to Have Number Retired - 1954
Member NCAA Final Four Team - 1953
SEC Champions - 1953,1954
SEC Leading Scorer - 1952, 1953, 1954
All-SEC - 1952, 1953, 1954
1,916 points - 27.4 ppg average
1,039 rebounds - 14.8 rpg average
All-Century Team Member - 2009
Member Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame - 1971
Member National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame - 2006
Member NBA Top 50 at 50 Years - 1997
LSU Athletic Hall of Fame - 1954
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame - 1973
First Round Draft Choice, Milwaukee Hawks - 1954
11 Years in NBA 11-time All-Star
10-years All-NBA, 1955, 1956;1958-65
NBA Rookie of the Year - 1955
MVP NBA All-Star Game - 1956, 1958, 1959, 1962
NBA Season MVP - 1956, 1959
Five NBA Finals
NBA Champions, St. Louis Hawks - 1958
First NBA Player to Score more than 20,000 points - 1964
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaquille O'Neal (a few steps from this marker); Indian Mounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chellis "Mike" Chambers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mike the Tiger - History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steve Van Buren (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jim Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Y.A. Title (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manship School of Mass Communication (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
More about this marker. Located at the LSU Basketball indoor training facility, on north side of the LSU Assembly Center.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 30, 2018.