Nate Thurmond

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Nate Thurmond
Thurmond with the Warriors in 1969
Personal information
Born (1941-07-25)July 25, 1941
Akron, Ohio
Nationality American
Died July 16, 2016(2016-07-16) (aged 74)
San Francisco, California
High school Central (Akron, Ohio)
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College Bowling Green (1960–1963)
NBA Draft 1963 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the San Francisco Warriors
Pro career 1963–1977
Career history
19631974 San Francisco / Golden State Warriors
19741976 Chicago Bulls
19761977 Cleveland Cavaliers
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 14,437 (15.0 ppg)
Rebounds 14,464 (15.0 rpg)
Assists 2,575 (2.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player

Nathaniel "Nate" Thurmond (July 25, 1941 – July 16, 2016) was an American basketball player. He spent the majority of his 14-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Golden State Warriors. He played the center and power forward positions.[1]

Thurmond was a seven-time All-Star and the first player in NBA history to record an official quadruple-double. Thurmond was named both a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.[2]

He was known to fans as "Nate the Great",[3] Thurmond has had his No. 42 jersey retired by both the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.[4]

Thurmond died at the age of 74 on July 16, 2016 after a short battle with leukemia in San Francisco.[5]

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