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Walt Hazzard

Walt HazzardAKA Walter Raphael Hazzard, Jr.

Born: 15-Apr-1942
Birthplace: Wilmington, DE
Died: 18-Nov-2011
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA [1]
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: UCLA basketball coach 1984-88

Captained UCLA's first NCAA championship basketball team, and had a lengthy NBA career before coaching the UCLA Bruins in the 1980s.

[1] UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Father: Walter R. Hazzard, Sr.
Mother: Alexina Sara Ayers
Wife: Jaleesa Shepherd ("Patsy Shepard", four children)
Son: Yakub
Son: Jalal
Daughter: Rasheed
Son: Khalil ("DJ Khalil")

    High School: Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, PA
    University: BS, University of California at Los Angeles (1964)
    Coach: University of California at Los Angeles (1985-88)

    Olympic Gold Medal 1964 (team basketball)
    Converted to Islam
    Stroke 22-Mar-1996

    Seattle SuperSonics (1973-74)
    Golden State Warriors (1972-73)
    Buffalo Braves (1971-72)
    Atlanta Hawks (1967-71)
    Seattle SuperSonics (1967-68)
    Los Angeles Lakers (1964-67)

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