Artis Gilmore is a Hall of Famer and a 6 time NBA all star. And he wasn’t only impressive for his impressive afro and style.
Artis was 7 foot 2 and nearly 7 foot 5 with his afro. Artis averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds per game and dazzled fans with his style.
He had many accolades including making 11 all-star appearances between the NBA and ABA, winning an MVP Award, winning the ABA rookie of the year award and a 5 time All-ABA selection.