Rick Barry( American professional basketball player)
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Biography Rick Barry
Rick Barry was born on 28 March 1944 in New Jersey. From childhood he was interested in sports, especially basketball. Due to the natural athletic gift, Rick quickly rose to success.
At one time, Barry studied at the University of Miami, and there shone in the student's basketball team - for three seasons. Incidentally, the University as a beginner basketball player met his future wife - Pam Hale - daughter of one of the leading trainers.
. The first season in the NBA basketball player Rick Barry (Rick Barry) has quite successfully.
. After the season 1966-th - 1967 th years Rick became the first player in National Basketball Association, which joined the American Basketball Association - the team 'Oakland Oaks'.
. The debut season in the ABA was a great success and eventually the player was supposed to shine in a match against the team 'New York Nets'
. However enchanting game did not work - Rick Barry (Rick Barry) is seriously injured, which for some time to affect the ability of an athlete.
. In the 1969th year 'Oakland Oaks' rose to the occasion - they were initially defeated the 'Denver Rockets', and after - 'New Orleans' in the final game of the Western District.
. In the season of 1969, - 1970 years an athlete has played in the 'Washington Caps', and the next season - in the 'New York Nets'
. And though his qualifications did not leave much to be better, an old knee injury troubled athlete, and every time made itself felt. Despite everything, the command 'New York Nets' bad completed the season, taking fourth place in the rating. In 1972, the year-on basketball player signed a contract with the club Golden State Warriors and returned to the NBA.
A career Rick Barry (Rick Barry) completed within a team of 'Houston Rockets'. In the 1980th year, the athlete has left a great sport about it but not forgotten. In 1996 to the year of basketball has been named one of the fifty greatest players in the history of the National Basketball League.
. In the nineties Rick Barry worked as a coach, and began to appear regularly on television - as a sports commentator.
. Currently, Rick Barry (Rick Barry) leads an active life
. He is married and has four sons.