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NBA Career Achievements
  • All Pro: First Team 9 times. Second Team 2 times.
  • Career points: 26,710 points (25.7 per game) 7th on the all-time list. Number one scoring point guard in history.
  • Assists: 9,887 (ranks 3rd). Won six assist titles - 1961,1962,1964,1965,1966 and 1969
  • Averaged a "triple double" in 1961-1962
    (30.8 pts, 11.4 assists, 12.5 rebounds)
  • Averaged a cumulative "triple double" 1960-1961 through
    1964-1965 (30.3 points, 10.6 assists, 10.4 rebounds)
  • In 1961-62 Oscar averaged 11.4 assists
    (first time an NBA player had averaged double figures in assists)
  • Rookie of the Year - 1961
  • 48.5 career field goal percentage
  • 12-time All-Star (Averaged 20 pts, 5 assists, 6 rebounds)
  • 3-time All-Star MVP - 1961,1964 and 1969
  • Regular season MVP - 1964
  • Led teams to 10 NBA Playoffs
  • 1971 World Champion with Milwaukee Bucks
  • Hall of Fame - 1979 (first year eligible)

 

Oscar Robertson Collage
NBA- The First 5 Years Career "Triple Double" Leaders

Oscar Robertson NBA first 5 year stats

Oscar Robertson Career triple Double Leaders

Associated Press Top 10
Basketball Players of the 20th Century
Associated Press Top 100
Athletes of the 20th Century

1. Michael Jordan
2. Oscar Robertson
3. Wilt Chamberlain
4. Bill Russell
5. Earvin "Magic" Johnson
6. Larry Bird
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
8. Elgin Baylor
9. Jerry West
10. Julius Erving

1. Babe Ruth
2. Michael Jordan
3. Jim Thorpe
4. Muhammad Ali
5. Wayne Gretzky
Other notables
11. Wilt Chamberlain
24. Larry Bird
26. Oscar Robertson
31. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
32. Earvin "Magic" Johnson
57. Julius Erving
60. Jerry West
74. Elgin Baylor

 

ESPN Top 100 Athletes of the 20th Century Rebound/Assist Club

Oscar Robertson and his statue1. Michael Jordan
2. Babe Ruth
3. Muhammad Ali
4. Jimmy Brown
5. Wayne Gretszky
Other notables
13. Wilt Chamberlain
17. Earvin "Magic" Johnson
18. Bill Russell
30. Larry Bird
36. Oscar Robertson
43. Julius Erving

 

 

800/800 Club
Oscar Robertson '61-62

700/700 Club
Oscar Robertson '62-'63
Oscar Robertson '63-64
Wilt Chamberlain '67-'68
Earvin Johnson '81-82

Rebounds
985


835
783
1952
751

Assists
899


758
868
702
743

All NBA Teams
1960-1961
Bob Pettit, St. Louis
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Wilt Chamberlain, Phil.
Bob Cousy, Boston
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
1961-1962
Bob Pettit, St. Louis
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Wilt Chamberlain, Phil.
Jerry West, Los Angeles
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
1962-1963
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Bob Pettit, St. Louis
Bill Russell, Boston
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
Jerry West, Los Angeles
1963-1964
Bob Pettit, St. Louis
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Wilt Chamberlain, S.F.
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
Jerry West, Los Angeles
1964-1965
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Jerry Lucas, Cincinnati
Wilt Chamberlain, Phil.
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
Jerry West, Los Angeles
1965-1966
Rick Barry, San Francisco
Jerry Lucas, Cincinnati
Wilt Chamberlain, Phil.
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
Jerry West, Los Angeles
1966-1967
Rick Barry, San Francisco
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Wilt Chamberlain, Phil.
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
Jerry West, Los Angeles
1967-1968
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Jerry Lucas, Cincinnati
Wilt Chamberlain, Phil.
Dave Bing, Detroit
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
1968-1969
Billy Cunningham, Phil.
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles
Wes Unseld, Baltimore
Earl Monroe, Baltimore
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
1969-1970
Billy Cunningham, Phil.
Connie Hawkins, Phoenix
Willis Reed, New York
Jerry West, Los Angeles
Walt Frazier, New York
Second Team
Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
Lew Alcinder, Milwaukee
John Havlicek, Boston
Lou Hudson, Atlanta
Gus Johnson, Baltimore
1970-1971
John Havlicek, Boston
Billy Cunningham, Phil.
Lew Alcindor, Milwaukee
Jerry West, Los Angeles
Dave Bing, Detroit
Second Team
Oscar Robertson, Milwaukee
Walt Frazier, New York
Willis Reed, New York
Bob Love, Chicago
Gus Johnson, Baltimore
 

College Career Achievements

University of Cincinnati and The Big O
1957-1960
(Freshmen ineligible for Varsity)

  • Missouri Valley League Champions 1958, 1959, 1960
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances 1958, 1959, 1960
  • NCAA Regional Champions 1959, 1960
  • NCAA Final Four 1959, 1960
  • Three-year record 79 wins 9 losses
  • Co-Captain 1959, 1960
  • 18 U.C. records
  • Three Time NCAA Player of the Year (first player to ever win three)
  • Three Time NCAA Scoring Champion (first player to ever win three)
  • NCAA All Time Scoring Leader 33.8 per game. 2,973 points
    (set in three years. Currently ranks 3rd)
  • Jersey #12 retired by University of Cincinnati

Litho of Oscar Robertson Playing Basketball

Oscar Robertson in mid air splits

College Player of the 20th Century -
Oscar Robertson
as named by the National Association of Basketball Coaches

 

College Coach of the 20th Century -
John Wooden
as named by the National Association of Basketball Coaches

 

CNN/Sports Illustrated 20th Century Team for the Ages Dick Vitale's 20th Century All College Team

Oscar Robertson - University of Cincinnati
Jerry Lucas - Ohio State
David Thompson - North Carolina State
Bill Bradley - Princeton
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - UCLA

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/college/1999/allcentury/main

Oscar Robertson - University of Cincinnati
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - UCLA
Jerry West - West Virginia
Jerry Lucas - Ohio State
David Thompson - North Carolina State
Pete Maravich - LSU
Larry Bird - Indiana State

High School Career Achievements

Crispus Attucks High School
1952-1956

  • 1955 City, Sectional, Regional and State Champions. 30-1
  • Crispus Attucks wins first Indiana State basketball title for the city of Indianapolis
  • 30 points in state final win over Gary Roosevelt
  • Voted First Team All State
  • 1956 City, Sectional, Regional and State Champions. 31-0
  • Crispus Attucks first unbeaten State Champion in Indiana History
  • 45 consecutive victories over two seasons
  • 39 points in state final win over Lafayette Jefferson
  • First Team All State
  • First Team All American
  • Voted Indiana's "Mr. Basketball"
  • Graduate's member of National Honor Society. 16 in class of 171
Pictures of Oscar in College

 

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