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On this Date 1999 - HOF Rodney Rogers Helps Suns to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/17/2021, 5:00am EST

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Rodney Rogers helped lead his Phoenix Suns to a big 105-81 victory...

November 17, 1999 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Rodney Rogers helped lead his Phoenix Suns to a big 105-81 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in NBA action. The Durham native, who starred collegiately at Wake Forest, scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and was credited with two assists in 29 minutes of action. He joined the NCSHOF in 2014.

Rodney Rogers - NCSHOF

On this Date 1965 - HOF Walt Bellamy and Knicks Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Associate Director 11/16/2021, 5:00am EST

On this day in history, Walt Bellamy of the New York Knicks scored 20 points and hauled in 19 rebounds to lead the Knicks past the Detroit Pistons 120-95

November 16, 1965 - On this day in history, Walt Bellamy of the New York Knicks scored 20 points and hauled in 19 rebounds to lead the Knicks past the Detroit Pistons 120-95 at Madison Square Garden in New York. A New Bern native, Bellamy was a collegiate all-American at Indiana who played 13 years in the NBA. He won NBA Rookie of the Year in 1962, and went on to be a 4x All-Star. He was part of the gold medal winning Men's Basketball team in the 1960 olympics. Bellamy was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993. He joined the NCSHOF in 1984.

Walt Bellamy - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1960 - HOF Wray Carlton

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/18/2021, 5:00am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wray Carlton scored the first touchdown in Buffalo Bills history...
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  • On this Date 1944 - HOF Steve Vacendak Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/26/2021, 5:00am EDT
  • The standout Duke guard was the Everett Case Award winner as Most Outstanding Player of the 1966 ACC basketball tournament...
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  • On this Date 1926 - HOF Art Weiner Born

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 08/16/2021, 5:00am EDT
  • Art Weiner was born in Newark, New Jersey. He went on to star in football at the University of North Carolina...
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