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Dolph Schayes
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Basketball Player
    (May 19, 1928-December 10, 2015)
    Played for the Syracuse Nationals (Philadelphia 76ers) (1948-64)
    NBL Rookie of the Year (1949)
    Coached Philadelphia 76ers (1963-66) and Buffalo Braves (1970-72)
    NBA Coach of the Year (1966)
    Attended New York University
    Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame (1973)
    Member of International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
    6'8
    He left his feet on the ground during many of his shots, long after the jump shot became popular.
    He had a 'soft' reputation his first few years in the NBA.
    He led good teams who played second banana to the Lakers of the 1950's and the Celtics of the 1960's.
    He was replaced as 76ers coach the summer after he won Coach of the Year.
    He played in a then-record 764 straight games.
    He led Syracuse to the NBA title (1955).
    He played for the same team his entire career.
    He was a big man who had the shooting range of a guard.
    He practiced his free throw shooting by installing a basket with a smaller diameter.
    He is a member of the NBA's 25th and 50th Anniversary teams.
    His son, Danny, had a decent NBA career.

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    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
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    In 2015, Out of 25 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
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    In 2010, Out of 21 Votes: 76.19% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 32 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 148 Votes: 43.92% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 128 Votes: 46.88% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 124 Votes: 45.16% Annoying
 
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