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Charlie Scott News & Bio


Name:Charlie Scott
Hometown:New York, NY
High School:Laurinburg Institute
Born:December 15, 1948 (71)
Height/Weight:6-5, 175
Position:G/F
Notes:Basketball Hall-of-Fame; 2x NCAA All-American; 3x NBA All-Star; Olympic Gold Medalist
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Charles Scott: History Maker, Hall of Famer
Charlie Scott, Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer, integrated men’s varsity basketball at UNC in 1967. He went on to have an incredible career at Carolina...

Going into Hall of Fame together, Charlie Scott, Lefty Driesell share long history
Charlie Scott's basketball career and life might have gone in a different direction if not for Lefty Driesell, who had started recruiting Scott during his...

Great Scott! Charlie's Career Capped By Hall Of Fame Induction
Charlie Scott seemed always to rise to the occasion when the pressure was the greatest. His clutch performances, both collegiately and professionally, are a big...

Charlie Scott to be Inducted Into Basketball Hall of Fame by Group Including Roy Williams
It was announced in March that UNC legend Charlie Scott–the first black scholarship athlete in the school’s history–would be part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball...

Chansky’s Notebook: Poetic Justice
Charlie Scott and Lefty Driesell have come full circle. Driesell never beat a UNC team with Scott on it, losing two NCAA Eastern Regional championship...

Celtics notebook: Cedric Maxwell happy for Charlie Scott’s Hall call
Cedric Maxwell first saw Charlie Scott at North Carolina. “He was one of the first black players to play in the ACC,” Maxwell said. “I...

It’s time to retire Charlie Scott’s jersey
This isn’t just about him being in the Hall of Fame. As the first African-American to play on the varsity at UNC, Charlie Scott helped...

Charlie Scott 10th Tar Heel elected to Naismith Hall of Fame
Former University of North Carolina basketball star Charlie Scott, a first-team All-America in 1969 and 1970, an Academic All-America, ACC Athlete of the Year and...

Charlie Scott set his sights on Rucker League and reached Hall of Fame
When Charlie Scott was growing up in Harlem, he never gave a thought to becoming a Basketball Hall of Famer. His goal was to get...

Charlie Scott Included as Part of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 were revealed Saturday morning, with UNC legend Charlie Scott among those selected. Scott...


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