Bob McAdoo

Professional Basketball Player and Coach
Born Sep 25, 1951

Robert Allen 'Bob' McAdoo is a retired American professional basketball player who spent a fourteen-year career playing the center and power forward positions in the National Basketball Association. McAdoo is currently an assistant coach for the Miami Heat.… Read More

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1951 Birth Born on September 25, 1951.


1970 18 Years Old His team won a national championship in 1970, and McAdoo was named a Junior College All-American as a sophomore in 1971.
1971 19 Years Old He played his junior year at the University of North Carolina. He led the 1971–72 Tar Heels, coached by Dean Smith, to a 29-5 record and the Final Four. … Read More


1972 20 Years Old McAdoo sought and won early eligibility in the 1972 NBA draft. … Read More
1973 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He won the 1973 NBA Rookie of the Year Award and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. … Read More
1974 22 Years Old In 1974–75, he was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player Award, averaging 34.5 points, 14.1 rebounds and 2.12 blocks per game, while shooting 51.2 percent from the field and 80.5 percent from the free throw line.
1975 23 Years Old He also led the league in fan voting for the 1975 All-Star Game with 98,325 votes. … Read More


1982 30 Years Old However, McAdoo enjoyed a much more memorable end to his NBA career, winning two NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1982 and 1985 as the team's sixth man. … Read More
1985 33 Years Old He finished his NBA career with the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1985–86 season. … Read More


1993 41 Years Old Later he played for the Italian clubs Filanto Forlì (1990–1992) and Teamsystem Fabriano (1992–1993), before retiring in 1993 at age 42. … Read More


2008 56 Years Old In 2008 he was named to the 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors. … Read More
2009 57 Years Old He also participated in the program in Beijing in 2009 and the NBA Legends Tour to South Africa in 1993, a goodwill mission to promote the NBA. … Read More
2010 58 Years Old In 2010 he took part in the Basketball Without Borders program in Singapore, which uses sport to create a positive social change in areas of education, health and wellness.


2014 62 Years Old James currently plays with the Golden State Warriors, having earned a championship ring in the 2014–2015 season.
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