Darrall Imhoff (1938-2017)

July 6, 2017

University of California legend, Darrall Imhoff has passed away. He was 78. Imhoff won an NCAA Championship playing for the Bears in 1959. Just one year later, he captured an Olympic Gold medal with Team USA during the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, a team that was later inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Following his illustrious collegiate career, Imhoff was selected third overall in the 1960 NBA Draft to the New York Knicks. His NBA career spanned 12 years, with stints at the Detroit Pistons, LA Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, Cincinnati Royals and Portland Trail Blazers.

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The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is comprised of former professional basketball players from the NBA, ABA, WNBA, and Harlem Globetrotters. It is a 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to develop, implement and advocate a wide array of programs to benefit its members, supporters and the community. The NBRPA was founded in 1992 by basketball legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens and Oscar Robertson. The NBRPA works in direct partnerships with the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. Scott Rochelle is Acting President and CEO, and the NBRPA Board of Directors includes Chairman of the Board Johnny Newman, Vice Chairman Spencer Haywood, Treasurer Casey Shaw, Secretary Nancy Lieberman, Dwight Davis, Mike Glenn, Rick Barry, James Donaldson, LaRue Martin Jr., David Naves, and Eldridge Recasner.