Milwaukee Bucks: Every Olympian In Franchise History

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Oscar Robertson (USA) – 1960 Olympics

Of course, the Big O needs no introduction to Bucks fans or students of the history of basketball more generally, but not everyone might know about his history representing his national team.

Having helped the US to gold in the Pan American Games in Chicago in 1959, Robertson once again suited up for his country in Rome just prior to the start of his rookie NBA season.

Although Robertson would go on to be a point guard in the NBA, his size meant that he played a lot of time at forward in the Olympics. It didn’t faze Robertson who averaged 17 points per game for the tournament, including 22 points in games against Italy and Hungary.

Robertson would of course go on to have a hall of fame NBA career that culminated in a four-year run with the Bucks that delivered two All-Star appearances and a championship win.

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