|born on||25 July 1941|
|Place||Akron, Ohio, 41n05, 81w31|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
American basketball player who spent the majority of his 14-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Golden State Warriors. He played the centre and power forward positions.
He was a seven-time All-Star and the first player in NBA history to record an official quadruple-double. In 1965, he grabbed 42 rebounds in a game; only Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell recorded more rebounds in an NBA game.
He was named both a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
Thurmond died at the age of 74 on July 16, 2016 after a short battle with leukemia.
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- Traits : Body : Size (6ft 11in / 2.11m)
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
- Vocation : Sports : Basketball