Hal Hale

Basketball Player


Who is Hal Hale?

Hal Hale was an American basketball player and coach.

Hale played high school basketball at Jordan High School in Sandy, Utah from 1960 to 1962 and won a state championship there.

Hale played college basketball at Utah State University where he played for coach LaDell Anderson.

After college Hale played professional basketball for the Houston Mavericks of the American Basketball Association before the ABA-NBA merger. Hale's professional basketball career was cut short when he was drafted into the United States Army and sent to serve in the Vietnam War as a combat medic, winning the Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.

After his Army service Hale returned to Jordan High School and became its head basketball coach, winning a state championship in 1984, as well as two division championships.

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on July 23, 2013


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