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Tommy LaGarde Basketball News & Bio


Name:Tommy LaGarde
Hometown:Detroit, MI
High School:Central Catholic
Born:February 10, 1955 (67)
Height/Weight:6-10, 230
Position:Center
Notes:1976 Olympic Basketball Gold Medalist, 1977 All-American
Tommy LaGarde

1976 USA Basketball Team Included Four UNC Players, Was Coached by Dean Smith
Deab Smith’s assistants for the 1976 USA Basketball Team were Bill Guthridge, who later went on to replace Smith at UNC and John Thompson. Smith...

A look back at 1976 UNC basketball
Dean Smith was the U.S. Olympic basketball coach and four of his players - Walter Davis, Phil Ford, Tommy LaGarde, and Mitch Kupchak - made...

Ford Corners: A Silver Lining
We won two ACC championships in the Greensboro Coliseum when I played, and the first one was really special because we had to beat N.C...

DeCock: Ex-UNC star Tommy LaGarde builds career around unexpected
A big man on some of the best UNC teams of the ’70s, his No.?45 is one of the honored numbers hanging from the roof...

Video: Tommy LaGarde, the original "Maverick"
Former North Carolina Tar Heel and Dallas Maverick Tommy LaGarde disputes the claim that John McCain and Sarah Palin are the original mavericks in this...

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