Bill Bradley was an athlete and a scholar....He was a great College Basketball Player and an honor student at Princeton. The New York Knicks drafted hm however for Bill Bradley Pro Basketball could wait. He attended Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship and two years later he joined the Knicks.
Bradley was a very important role player on the only two Championships the Knicks have won (1970 & 1973). Bradley was an All-Star during the 1972-73 season and prior to becoming a professional, he earned a gold medal as a member of the 1964 Olympic Basketball team.
After retiring from the NBA, Bradley became a force in Politics. He was a three-term Senator from his adopted State of New Jersey.
Bill Bradley is a native of Crystal City, Missouri and was the NCAA Basketball Player of the Year in 1965. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1982.
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