John Wooden


Born
in Hall, Indiana, The United States
October 14, 1910

Died
June 04, 2010

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John Robert Wooden is a retired American basketball coach. He is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player (class of 1961) and as a coach (class of 1973). He was the first person ever enshrined in both categories; only Lenny Wilkens and Bill Sharman have since been so honored. His 10 NCAA National Championships in a 12 year period while at UCLA are unmatched by any other college basketball coach.

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Wooden: A Lifetime of Obser...

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Wooden on Leadership: How t...

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They Call Me Coach

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Coach Wooden's Pyramid of S...

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My Personal Best: Life Less...

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The Essential Wooden: A Lif...

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A Game Plan for Life: The P...

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Coach Wooden One-on-One: In...

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Inch and Miles: The Journey...

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The Wisdom of Wooden: A Cen...

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