John Lucas 1995
Player and coach. Played at Maryland, 1972–1976. Cerebral point guard. First-team all-ACC, 1974, 1975, 1976. Second-team AP all-American, 1974, 1975. First-team AP all-American, 1976. First-team UPI all-American, 1975, 1976. Scored 2,015 points, averaging 18.3 per game. First pick, 1976 draft, by Houston. NBA all-rookie team, 1977. Played for six NBA teams, 1977–1990. Scored 9,951 points and totaled 6,454 assists in pro career. Averaged 10.7 points and seven assists per game. One of top assist totals in NBA history. Coached San Antonio to 94-49 record, 1992–1994, and Philadelphia to 42-122 mark, 1994–1996. Also top tennis player. Won two ACC singles titles and played professionally for several years. Active in drug abuse efforts. Born 1953, Durham.