October 31, 1953 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, John Lucas was born in Durham. Lucas went on to star in tennis and basketball at Hillside High in Durham and then played both sports at the University of Maryland before embarking on a long career in the NBA as a player. He also was an NBA head coach at San Antonio, Cleveland and Philadelphia. Lucas was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1995.
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