Thurmond with the Warriors in 1969
July 25, 1941|
|Died||July 16, 2016
San Francisco, California
|High school||Central (Akron, Ohio)|
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|College||Bowling Green (1960–1963)|
|NBA Draft||1963 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall|
|Selected by the San Francisco Warriors|
|1963–1974||San Francisco / Golden State Warriors|
|Career highlights and awards|
|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.
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.
References[change | change source]
- Brown, Daniel (July 16, 2016). "Nate Thurmond dead at 74; Warriors legend battled leukemia". San Jose Mercury News. http://www.mercurynews.com/warriors/ci_30135514/nate-thurmond-warriors-legend-dead. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
- "In era of great centers, Nate Thurmond was among the best". ESPN. July 16, 2016. http://espn.go.com/blog/statsinfo/post/_/id/121510/in-era-of-great-centers-nate-thurmond-was-among-the-best. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
- "Nate Thurmond NBA Stats". Basketball-Reference.com. http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/t/thurmna01.html. Retrieved January 5, 2008.
- "NBA legend Nate Thurmond dies at 74". FoxNews.com. July 16, 2016. http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2016/07/16/nba-legend-nate-thurmond-has-died-at-74.html. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
- "Warriors Legend and Hall of Famer Nate Thurmond Passes Away at Age of 74". NBA.com. July 16, 2016. http://www.nba.com/warriors/warriors-legend-and-hall-famer-nate-thurmond-passes-away-age-74. Retrieved July 16, 2016.