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Nathaniel "Nate" Thurmond was an American basketball player who spent the majority of his 14-year career in the National Basketball Association with the Golden State Warriors. He played the center and power forward positions. Thurmond was a seven-time All-Star and the first player in NBA history to record an official quadruple-double. In 1965, he grabbed 42 rebounds in a game; only Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell recorded more rebounds in an NBA game. Thurmond was named both a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.

Nate Thurmond
Nate Thurmond 1969.jpeg
Thurmond with the Warriors in 1969
Personal information
Born (1941-07-25)July 25, 1941
Akron, Ohio
Died July 16, 2016(2016-07-16) (aged 74)
San Francisco, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Central (Akron, Ohio)
College Bowling Green (1960–1963)
NBA draft 1963 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the San Francisco Warriors
Playing career 1963–1977
Position Power forward / Center
Number 42
Career history
1963–1974 San Francisco / Golden State Warriors
1974–1976 Chicago Bulls
1976–1977 Cleveland Cavaliers
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 14,437 (15.0 ppg)
Rebounds 14,464 (15.0 rpg)
Assists 2,575 (2.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006

Nathaniel "Nate" Thurmond (July 25, 1941 – July 16, 2016) was an American basketball player who spent the majority of his 14-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Golden State Warriors. He played the center and power forward positions. Thurmond was a seven-time All-Star and the first player in NBA history to record an official quadruple-double. In 1965, he grabbed 42 rebounds in a game; only Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell recorded more rebounds in an NBA game. Thurmond was named both a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.

Known to fans as "Nate the Great", Thurmond has had his No. 42 jersey retired by both the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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