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1960 U.S. Olympic basketball team roster

Compiled by Berry Tramel, Staff Writer, btramel@opubco.com Modified: August 7, 2010 at 9:17 pm •  Published: August 7, 2010
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The 1960 U.S. Olympic team, with height, age, school and Olympic scoring average:

Jay Arnette, 6-2, 21, Texas, 2.9

3-year NBA veteran.

Walt Bellamy, 6-11, 21, Indiana, 7.9

1962 NBA rookie of the year; Basketball Hall of Famer; averaged 20.1 points a game in 14-year career.

Bob Boozer, 6-8, 23, Kansas State, 6.8

11-year NBA veteran, averaged 14.8 points a game.

Terry Dischinger, 6-6, 19, Purdue, 11.8

1963 NBA rookie of the year; averaged 13.8 points a game in nine-year career.

Burdette Haldorson, 6-7, 26, Colorado, 2.9

Longtime Phillips 66er in the National Industrial Basketball League.

Darrall Imhoff, 6-11, 21, California, 4.8

12-year NBA veteran, averaged 7.2 points a game, once traded for Wilt Chamberlain.

Allen Kelley, 5-11, 27, Kansas, 0.8

Longtime Peoria Caterpillar in the National Industrial Basketball League.

Lester Lane, 5-11, 28, Oklahoma, 5.9

Played for Wichita Vickers of National Industrial Basketball League.

Jerry Lucas, 6-8, 20, Ohio State, 17.0

1964 NBA rookie of the year; Basketball Hall of Famer; averaged 17.0 points a game in 11 NBA seasons.

Oscar Robertson, 6-5, 21, Cincinnati, 17.0

1961 NBA rookie of the year; Basketball Hall of Famer; one of the 10 greatest players in history.

Adrian Smith, 6-0, 23, Kentucky, 10.9

10-year NBA veteran, averaging 11.8 points a game.

Jerry West, 6-2, 22, West Virginia, 13.8

Basketball Hall of Famer; one of the 15 greatest players in history; averaged 27.0 points a game in 14 NBA seasons.


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