Great Living Cincinnatians 2011 - Oscar P. Robertson

Cincinnatians know Oscar Robertson as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. The “Big O” broke numerous records during his time at the University of Cincinnati, averaged 33.8 points per game and helped the Bearcats win national championships in 1961 and 1962. He went on to play in the NBA and was a member of the 1960 U.S. Olympic team. However, Robertson is also an instrumental player in the Greater Cincinnati community. He is a successful labor leader, sports broadcaster, entrepreneur, businessman and community leader who works with a number of organizations including the National Kidney Foundation and the University of Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber