The Big O: The Oscar Robertson Story [VHS]

 
9780965037655: The Big O: The Oscar Robertson Story [VHS]

Country born, city raised, in the ghetto, coming up the tough way. The Oscar Robertson Story, the first authorized biography from the man, chronicles legendary basketball ability, a pioneer's struggle to break down racial barriers, and a shy young man who becomes a major figure as a Hall of Fame athlete, groundbreaking players' right advocate (Union President)and family provider (married over 40 years and donated a kidney to his daughter). See the basketball highlights and experience the life story of "The Big O".

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Review:

From his formative years at Attucks to his final pro season, Robertson was a sight to behold... a basketball artiste. -- Indianapolis Star, March 17,2002 Steve Slosarek

It is arguably the greatest individual achievement in professional sports. Oscar Robertson averaged a triple double for an entire season. -- Saremento Bee. Dec 26, 2001 Antonio R. Harvey

Slam Dunk. There are plenty of highlights, but the most compelling stories Robertson tells have little to do with basketball. -- CincinnatiMagazine, Nov 2001 Amanda Boyd

The key to any video is holding the viewers attention. The Oscar Robertson Story does...it is first rate. -- Cincinnati Enquirer, October 28,2001 John Fay

There's a terrific video on the market that chronicles the life of Oscar Robertson, the man who invented the triple-double. -- Boston Herald, January 27, 2002 Mark Cofman

About the Actor:

All of us growing up wanted to be "The Big O", a player who could do everything. A guy woiuld make a move on the driveway court and we'd say 'Who do you think you are, The Big O?' Dan Patrick, ESPN Reporter and Cincinnati native.

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