Walt Hazzard biography

Walt Hazzard

Basketball Player

1942 – 2011

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Who was Walt Hazzard?

Walter Raphael "Walt" Hazzard Jr., later Mahdi Abdul-Rahman was an American college, Olympic and professional basketball player and college basketball coach. He is best known for his association with the men's basketball team at the University of California, Los Angeles, having been a star player for that team when it won its first national championship in 1964 and having served as the team's head coach in the 1980s.

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Born
Apr 15, 1942
Wilmington
Also known as
  • Walter Raphael Hazzard Jr.
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Islam
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Lived in
  • Philadelphia
  • Wilmington
Died
Nov 18, 2011

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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