Unseld, Wes

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Name
Unseld, Wes Gender: M
Westley Sissel Unseld
born on 14 March 1946 at 04:26 (= 04:26 AM )
Place Louisville, Kentucky, 38n15, 85w46
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°15' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 12°55 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 16°50'



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Wes Unseld (1975)

Biography

American professional basketball player, coach and executive. He spent his entire National Basketball Association (NBA) career with the Baltimore/Capital/Washington Bullets. Unseld played college basketball for the Louisville Cardinals and was selected with the second overall pick by the Bullets in the 1968 NBA draft. He was named the NBA Most Valuable Player during his rookie season and joined Wilt Chamberlain as the only two players in NBA history to accomplish the feat. Unseld won an NBA championship with the Bullets in 1978. After retiring from playing in 1981, he worked with the Bullets/Wizards as a vice president, head coach and general manager.

Unseld was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1988 and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.

Hall of Fame, NBA Championship 1978, NBA Most Valuable Player 1969, NBA Rookie of the Year 1969, NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.

On 2 June 2020, Unseld's family announced that he had died after suffering lengthy health battles, including most recently with pneumonia. He was 74.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1969 (NBA Most Valuable Player)
  • Work : Prize 1969 (Rookie of the Year)

Source Notes

Courtney Conrad quotes Gauquelin Book of American Charts.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Black, African-American)
  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 6 ft 7 in/ 2.01 m)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (245 lb/ 111 kg)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Pneumonia
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball (Center/forward)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Team Hall of Fame)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Rookie of the Year, MVP)