Sihugo Green
American basketball player
Sihugo Green
Sihugo "Si" Green was an American professional basketball player who was born in New York City, New York. A 6'2" guard-forward from Duquesne University, Green was selected by the Rochester Royals with the first pick of the 1956 NBA Draft, ahead of Bill Russell. He played nine seasons in the league with four teams and scored 4,636 career points. Green died of cancer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 14 years after playing his last NBA game.
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100 Best Players in College Basketball History - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
The name "Sihugo Green" may not do much for the vast, vast, VAST majority of college basketball followers, but it certainly rings true in the annals of the sport. The 6'2" guard from New York City, known better as "Si," was a two-time NCAA First-Team
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1-30: The Best NBA Draft Picks Ever - Dime Magazine
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2: Bill Russell in 1956 by the St. Louis Hawks You've got to feel a little bad for the Rochester Royals who passed on the ultimate champion for Sihugo Green in the 1956 NBA draft. Russell never looked back, going on to win 11 championships in 13
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LeBron James not greatest of all time - Lawrence Journal World
Google News - over 5 years
Sihugo Green, a 6-foot-2 guard from Duquesne who played for six teams in nine NBA seasons, went first, Russell second. Michael Jordan: A six-time NBA Finals MVP, Jordan doesn't get enough credit for his extraordinary defensive work
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Hall of Famer Haynes talks family, life in hoops - New York Post
Google News - over 5 years
During the mid-to-late 1950s, I often watched the Globetrotters play the college all-stars (Tom Gola, Sihugo Green, etc.) in an extended series of serious competition. Meadowlark Lemon, Leon Hillard, Willie Gardner, Bob Gibson -- who could have made it
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SPORTS OF THE TIMES; For Auerbach, The Formula Was Simple: Win the Game
NYTimes - over 10 years
He had just gotten out of the hospital, and he looked terrible. It was clear there would not be many more public appearances for Red Auerbach. The reporters squeezed around him in a noisy corridor of a new arena that would never measure up to the funky, departed Boston Garden, where Auerbach once controlled everything, perhaps even secret heat
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    FORTIES
  • 1980
    Age 46
    Died on October 4, 1980.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1956
    Age 22
    A 6'2" guard-forward from Duquesne University, Green was selected by the Rochester Royals with the first pick of the 1956 NBA Draft, ahead of Bill Russell.
    More Details Hide Details He played nine seasons in the league with four teams and scored 4,636 career points. Green died of cancer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 14 years after playing his last NBA game.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1933
    Born
    Born on August 20, 1933.
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