John Wooden


Born: 10/14/1910
Died: 6/4/2010
Age: 99
Cause of death: natural causes

Noted For: basketball player and coach. Played for NCAA Purdue (1930-32) and two NBA teams (1937-39). Coach for NCAA UCLA (1948-75). Coached teams to seven consecutive national championships (1966-73). Enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame (as a player, 1961; as a coach, 1973).