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George Mikan

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Transcript of George Mikan

Interests
Education
Skills
Experience
References
Early Life
Teams
Stats
Minneapolis Lakers
They called him Mr. Basketball
George Mikan was born in Joliet, Illinois, as an American of Croatian descent.
Chicago Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary
shattered one of his knees
Work Experience
PLATFORMS
Social
SOCIAL
SEO
CMS
He was 6'10" weighted 245lbs and walked awkwardly because of his frame.
Mr.Basketball
George Mikan
By:Schoolboy
NBA Career
He was Shaquille O'neal's biggest role model. " without George Mikan there would be no men."
Little man sport.
He wore thick glasses
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Description
Helms Athletic Foundation all-time All-American team
Basketball Hall of Fame
25th and 35th NBA Anniversary Teams
NBA 50 Greatest Players in 1996.
Cont.
work cited

Deapul University
Mr.Basketball
Goaltending
NIT title
Tournament’s Most Valuable Player.
full athletic scholarship,
1944-45 and 1945-46 seasons
All-American
college player of the year in 1946.
After Basketball
He decided to leave basketball in all and practice law and spend more time with his family.
23.1 points, 3 assist, 13 rebounds
11,764 points
22.6 per game,
all-time leading scorer
13.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 520 NBL, BAA and NBA games.
NBL, BAA, and NBA championships, and three scoring titles
"Big men" in basketball.
He coached for a half a season and had a 9-30 record and stepped down.
In 1967 he returned to basketball to become a commissioner of the ABA.
Here he created the special red white and blue basketball.
Timberwolves
business enterprises
declared the greatest player of the first half of the century
Unathletic Body
Fun Facts
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