There are currently 4 terms in this directory beginning with the letter R.
Robertson Oscar (1938- )
Nicknamed “the big O”, he became the first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season in 1962. In the 1970–71 NBA season, he was a key player on the team that brought the Bucks their only NBA title to date.
Robinson Maurice David (1965- )
David Robinson "The Admiral" is an American former professional basketball player who played for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA from 1989 to 2003. Nicknamed "the Admiral" for his service with the U.S. Navy. He is widely considered one of the greatest centers in both college basketball and NBA history.
Rose Derrick (1988- )
Derrick Rose was named the NBA Rookie of the Year and became the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2011 at age 22.
Russell Bill (1934- )
Russel was the first black player to achieve superstar status in the NBA. He became the first black coach in North American professional sports and the first to win a championship. In 2011, Barack Obama awarded Russell the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his accomplishments on the court and in the Civil Rights Movement.