Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel (1992- )

Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel, a professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA), was the league’s first athlete to test positive for COVID-19, the Coronavirus. Gobert who is one of a handful of international players in the NBA, began his professional basketball … Read MoreRudy Gobert-Bourgarel (1992- )

John Uzoma Ekwugha Amaechi (1970- )

John Uzoma Ekwugha Amaechi is a psychologist, consultant, and former National Basketball Association (NBA) player. Amaechi was born in Boston, Massachusetts on November 20, 1970 to Wendy Amaechi, an English mother, and Jon Amaechi, a Nigerian father who descends from the Igbo people. Amaechi has … Read MoreJohn Uzoma Ekwugha Amaechi (1970- )

Nathaniel “Nate” Thurmond (1941–2016)

Nathaniel “Nate” Thurmond was an American basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for fourteen years (1963–1977) as a power forward and center with the Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers. Thurmond was a seven-time All-Star and was selected for … Read MoreNathaniel “Nate” Thurmond (1941–2016)

Wilton Norman Chamberlain (1936-1999)

Wilton Norman Chamberlain was an African American basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers.  Chamberlain is known as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, being selected … Read MoreWilton Norman Chamberlain (1936-1999)