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George Mikan

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Birthplace: Joliet, Will County, Illinois, United States
Death: June 01, 2005 (80)
Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
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Son of Joseph George Mikan and Minnie Mikan
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 1 other
Brother of Private; Private and Private

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About George Mikan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Mikan

George Lawrence Mikan Jr. (June 18, 1924 – June 1, 2005), nicknamed Mr. Basketball, was an American professional basketball player for the Chicago American Gears of the National Basketball League (NBL) and the Minneapolis Lakers of the NBL, the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA). Invariably playing with thick, round spectacles, the 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m), 245 pounds (111 kg) Mikan is seen as one of the pioneers of professional basketball, redefining it as a game of so-called big men with his prolific rebounding, shot blocking, and his talent to shoot over smaller defenders with his ambidextrous hook shot, the result of his namesake Mikan Drill. He also utilized the underhanded free-throw shooting technique long before Rick Barry made it his signature shot.

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George Mikan's Timeline

1924
June 18, 1924
Joliet, Will County, Illinois, United States
2005
June 1, 2005
Age 80
Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States