Dolph Schayes

Inside Biography

Dolph Schayes has been one of the most recognized and most respected former professional basketball player. His contributions to the beautiful game will always be remembered and for this reason he is so big today. He was born in the year 1928 on 19th of May and this makes his age 86 at this moment. At this late age he might feel relaxed and satisfied in everything he achieved in his life and his playing days were sheer brilliance of his talent and charisma. He was born in a place called New York City which lies in New York of United States of America. He belongs to the ethnicity white and nationality American.

He went to the high school called DeWitt Clinton High School for his education and played basketball for the team as well. He did so from the year 1945 to the year 1948 and it laid the path for him to be one of the exceptional basketball players. He then moved to a university called New York University and played there as well from the year 1944 to the year 1948. In his professional player he was loyal and did not change his team. He served a very popular and very successful team called Philadelphia 76ers from the year 1948 to the year 1964 and was brilliant in his playing days. He also served as a coach from the year 1963 to the year 1966. He served as a coach for Philadelphia 76ers till the year 1966 before he moved to another team. He served Buffalo Braves till the year 1972. He won almost everything as a coach and a player. He became the NBA Champion in the year 1955. He became a part of the NBA All-Star team for a whooping 12 times. He was the NBA rebounding leader in the year 1951. He also became the NBA Coach of the year 1966. During his playing days he had a whooping 18.2 points per game statistics and 12.1 rebounds per game statistics which proves how sensational he was.

His personal life is as perfect as him and his career. Details about his wife might be missing right now but he is father of the basketball retired superstar Danny Schayes. He is also a grandfather of three children and their names are Abi Schayes, Carla Schayes and the last one is Rachel Goettsch. He is a pure gentleman and takes great care of his family. He has never had any extra marital affair also and why would he when he has such a complete family.

A lot of information on him and his legendary biography can be grabbed from wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. He is a very tall man as he has a great height of 6 feet 7 inches which is around 2.01 meters.   

by sanjeet, 12 Jun, 2015

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