Maurice Lucas

United States

Basketball

B: February 18, 1952
D: October 31, 2010

Four Time NBA All-Star

Lucas played his college ball for Marquette and started on the team that lost to U.C.L.A. in the 1974 N.C.A.A. Championship Game. He was drafted by the Bulls, but instead signed with the Spirits of St. Louis of the A.B.A. He played with St. Louis into his second season where he was traded to the Kentuckey Colonels. When the A.B.A. merged with the N.B.A., the Colonels folded and Maurice Lucas was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers. he helped Portland win the N.B.A. championship in 1977 and in his four season with the Blazers, he was an All-Star three times (1977-'79 and again in '83 with the Suns, as well as an A.B.A. All-Star in 1976). He went to the New Jersey Nets in 1980 and also played for the Knicks, Suns, Lakers and SuperSonics before finishing his career with the Blazers in the 1987-'88 season. Lucas had surgery for bladder cancer in April 2009 and resigned from his position as an assistant coach for the TrailBlazers. He died in his home on October 31, 2010.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1978 Preliminary 1
3
27
$5,200
Swimming
1979 Preliminary 3
2
27 1/3
$8,733
Swimming
TOTALS
54 1/3
$13,933
2

PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Yards

24.62

1978 Preliminary 1

Points Scored
27 1/3
1979 Preliminary 3


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