Sunday, June 06, 2010

John Wooden Dies ... So much more than a coach!

"Talent is God given.
Be humble.
Fame is man-given.
Be grateful.
Conceit is self-given.
Be careful."

John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010[1]) was an American basketball coach. He was a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player (inducted in 1961) and as a coach (inducted in 1973). He was the first person ever enshrined in both categories. Only Lenny Wilkens and Bill Sharman have since been so honored.[2] His ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period while at UCLA are unmatched by any other college basketball coach.[3][4] (Sources: Wikipeida)

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