Artis Gilmore Speaker Profile
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee
Artis Gilmore Biography
Artis Gilmore was born September 21, 1949 and is a former professional basketball star in the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA).
A stand-out in two collegiate years with Jacksonville University, Gilmore led the Dolphins to the NCAA title game in 1970 and remains the top rebound per game player in Division I history.
Surpassed as an ABA star only by Julius Erving, Gilmore followed five outstanding seasons with the Kentucky Colonels with becoming the No. 1 pick of the 1976 NBA dispersal draft. In all, he was an eleven-time professional all-star, the ABA Rookie of the Year and MVP, and remains the NBA career leader in field goal percentage.
Nicknamed "The A-Train" for his unprententious but dominating style of play, the durable 7 ft 2 in. Gilmore once played in 670 consecutive games.
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Basketball Hall of Famer Artis Gilmore Speaks about his Experiences of Being Bullied at Anti-Bully Boot Camp
Posted on 25 October 2013 | 5:02 pm
NBA Hall of Fame center Artis Gilmore was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Anti-Bully Boot Camp on Saturday, October 19 at the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville, Florida. During the event Gilmore spoke about his personal experience with bullying and how to deal with bullying. "We all experience bullying, and we all need to work together to attack this problem,"...[Read More]
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