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Overview

Oscar Robertson

Date of birth
Nov 24, 1938

Ht: 6'5"Wt: 205 lbs.

Birthplace
Charlotte, TN

Hometown
Indianapolis, IN

College
University of Cincinnati

Summary
Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24, 1938 in Charlotte, Tennessee), nicknamed "The Big O" or O-Train, is a former American NBA player with the Cincinnati Royals and the Milwaukee Bucks. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound Robertson played the shooting guard/point guard position, and was a twelve-time All-Star, eleven-time member of the All-NBA Team, and one-time winner of the MVP award in...
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Awards

All-NBA Second Team NBA
1970-71, 1969-70

All-NBA First Team NBA
1968-69, 1967-68, 1966-67, 1965-66, 1964-65, 1963-64, 1962-63, 1961-62, 1960-61

All-Star Game MVP NBA
1967-68, 1962-63, 1959-60

Most Valuable Player NBA
1963-64

Rookie of the Year NBA
1960-61

Oscar Robertson Trophy
NCAA D-I Men's Basketball

1959-60, 1958-59

First Team All-American (AP)
NCAA D-I Men's Basketball

1959-60, 1958-59, 1957-58

NBA Champion
Milwaukee Bucks
1970-71

Western Conference Champion
Milwaukee Bucks
1973-74, 1970-71

Playing career
Robertson torched his opponents while at Cincinnati, maintaining an amazing scoring average of 33.8 points per game, which at the time was the highest mark in... View more

Trivia
  • Was inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006

Nicknames
The Big O

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Milwaukee Bucks Oscar Robertson (1) in action vs Phoenix Suns Clem Haskins (11), Milwaukee, WI 2/6/1973
by GoDevils95 Feb 10, 2012
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Men's Basketball Meets Evansville Tuesday
Creighton and Evansville will play for the first time this Tuesday at the new Ford Center.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Feb 06, 2012
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Men's Basketball Visits UNI Saturday
No. 13 Creighton will look to win its 12th straight game when it visits Northern Iowa for a Saturday afternoon game.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Feb 03, 2012
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Men's Basketball Welcomes Redbirds on Wednesday
First-place Creighton and third-place Illinois State meet on Wednesday at CenturyLink Center Omaha.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Jan 31, 2012
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Pink Out Highlights Saturday's MBB Game vs. Bradley
All fans are encouraged to wear pink to support the fight against cancer, and the first 12,000 fans will received a pink t-shirt.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Jan 27, 2012
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Men's Basketball Seeks Revenge At Missouri State Wednesday
No. 19 Creighton (16-2, 6-1 MVC) looks to avenge its lone league defeat of the season when it visits Missouri State (11-8, 4-3 MVC) for a game on Wednesday night.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Jan 17, 2012
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Men's Basketball Renews SIU Rivalry Sunday Night
Creighton and Southern Illinois have won seven of the last 11 MVC regular-season titles. They'll meet on Sunday night at CenturyLink Center Omaha.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Jan 14, 2012
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Men's Basketball Treks To Illinois State
Creighton has started 5-1 in true road games for the first time since 1974-75.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Jan 12, 2012
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Busy Week For Men's Hoops Begins Tuesday with UNI
No. 23 Creighton will play UNI on Tuesday, at Illinois State on Friday and host Southern Illinois on Sunday.
Creighton University Athletics Department, Jan 09, 2012
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Irish Stopped by Cincinnati, 71-55
Jerian Grant scored 17 points and Jack Cooley finished with a double-double on 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead Notre Dame.
University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, Jan 05, 2012
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Three Bucks on 2012 NBA All-Star Ballot
Fan voting for the 2012 NBA All-Star Game has just begun and Bucks fans will find three players representing their favorite team on this year's ballot, which was unveiled today at a tip-off event in Orlando, FL, site of the 61st annual midseason classic. The...
NBA.com, Jan 04, 2012
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All-Time Favorites
Magic and the Showtime Lakers, Bill Walton and the Portland Trail Blazers, Lew Alcindor - right before he became Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - and the Milwaukee Bucks. When Bill from Howell, Mich., wanted to know some of Keith Langlois' favorite NBA teams of all...
NBA.com, Oct 21, 2011
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NBA teams with the most retired jersey numbers (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
These are the NBA teams that have retired the most jersey numbers . Retiring jersey numbers is something some franchises do far more than others, and it is generally based more upon the longevity of players, rather than by how many championships a franchise...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 11, 2011
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Top five point guards in Milwaukee Bucks history (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Qualifiers: the Milwaukee Bucks have more than 40 years of history, so players should have at least two seasons with the team. Also, players will be classified under one position even if they played at more than one. Oscar Robertson: Hall of Fame guard Oscar...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 03, 2011
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Knoxville Park Named in Honor of UC All-American Paul Hogue
The City of Knoxville renamed Union Square Park in honor of the late Paul Hogue - a Knoxville native who helped lead the University of Cincinnati to two NCAA basketball championships - during a ceremony on Saturday at the park.
University of Cincinnati Athletics Department, Sep 16, 2011
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The NBA's 12 greatest teams: Fan's take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
With the NBA lockout now in its third month and no resolution on the horizon, there is little in terms of current events to discuss or report on. Given the lack of activity it would be fitting to look back at the history of the NBA and remember what was and...
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 09, 2011
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Best college basketball conferences for great NBA talent (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
At the end of the 2011 NBA season, there are 61 players in NBA history with career scoring averages of 20.0 points per game or better. I'm including Kevin Durant (25.9 points per game), Derrick Rose (20.9) and Blake Griffin (22.5), as well as Chris Bosh and...
Yahoo! Sports, Aug 02, 2011
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Oscar Robertson - U of Cincinnati
Oscar Robertson - U of Cincinnati
by tm50 Jun 06, 2011
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Oscar Robertson - Royals
Oscar Robertson - Royals
by tm50 Mar 18, 2011
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Oscar Robertson and Jerry Lucas.jpg
Oscar Robertson and Jerry Lucas.jpg
by thesemers Mar 06, 2011
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