May 28, 2022
Bob Lanier, born. Robert Jerry Lanier Jr. (born September 10, 1948 in Buffalo, died May 10, 2022) - American basketball player playing in the middle position. The 211 cm tall basketball player for the NBA was voted number 1 in the 1970 draft by the Detroit Pistons and spent almost a decade (1970-1980) at the club. He was also a player of the Milwaukee Bucks (1980–1984). In the first season of the game, he was selected to be among the top five newcomers of the season. He was one of the best centers of the 1970s, he ended his career with 19,248 points and 9,698 rebounds. Eight times he took part in the NBA all-star match (MVP in 1974). The jersey bearing his number (16) was registered by both the Pistons and Bucks.